Secondary Schools – Connaught Champions 2018

Congratulations to St. Geralds, Castlebar on their 5th straight win in the Connaught Chess Cup.  Results  .. 6 teams played (36 players) in the top section and all are qualified for the All-Ireland Finals on Sunday 15th April, in Gonzaga college, Dublin.

  1. St. Geralds  “A team”   –  26.5  points
  2. Dunmore  “Rookies”    –  15.0  points
  3. Castlebar, St. Geralds  –  14.5 points
  4. The Bish,   Galway      –    13.5 points
  5. The Pres, Athenry       –    11.5 points
  6. Dunmore, here’s rooking @ you   –  9 points

The players Teachers earned their tournament Controller badges today  .. Paul, Maire & Mairead taking results .. and helping with everything really, there was a massive turnout with over 100 students & it couldn’t have been done without their efficient & friendly assistance.  Special thanks also to Galway Community College for hosting the competition and to Carol for her continued support & promotion of chess at the school !    Thank you all.

18 teams competed in the Shield section, and below is the league table:


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