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AGM on the 5th of Sept

The annual general meeting of the club will be held on the 5th of Sept starting at 8.30pm sharp.

Chess in schools course on 26th of August

We will be running a course on the 26th of August to teach chess in schools with John Foley from the English chess in schools program this will run from 10.30 to 4.30 in the chess club, you do not need to be a strong chess player for this, it is to teach beginners.  If you have any interest in this please contact Steve Short at 087 6540113 or email: corkchess@gmail.com

Kieran Moynihan wins summer rapid play

IMG_20140622_173144551_HDRKieran Moynihan receiving first prize from Pat Twomey.  Full results and some pics are available here.

Club Closed

Cork chess club is closed for the summer it will reopen on the 5th of Sept.

Hend de Jonge wins blitz

Henk was unbeaten to win the summer blitz tournament with 8/8 and Keegan O’Mahony was second.

Blitz on the 30th to finish up

Cork Chess Club will close for the summer months, with the 30th of May being the last night, we will finish with a free night blitz tournament before the prize giving, hope you all can make it.  For any or our younger members starting exams soon, we would like to wish you the best of luck. The club will reopen on the 5th of Sept, but we hope to organise a few events during the summer. Watch this space.

Paul Walsh and Stephen Short joint first

The final round of the club championship went to the wire, with Steve Short winning a rook and bishop ending against Paul Walsh, so they share first place and Hugh Doyle winning against Henk de Jonge to come third on his own.  Full results soon.

Final round of club championship

Draw for the final round of Club Championship is  here.
Matches are to be played no later than Friday 16th of May.

Contact organisers only if you can’t make the last date. No show plus no contact = default.

Gawain Jones wins Cork Congress

Michael Bradley gives Gawain the microphone.

Michael Bradley gives Gawain the microphone.

 

 

Gawain wins Cork for the second time after taking the title in 2006, a report with pics and games is here.

 

Full results.
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Club Championship Round 6 Draw is up.

Draw for the Club Championship is  here.
Matches are to be played no later than Friday 18th of April.

Contact organisers only if you can’t make the last date. No show plus no contact = default.

Cork Congress Info

We will be showing the top three games from the masters and the top games from the major and minor sections live.
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The draw and results will be at the following links.
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A number of people have asked about playing up a section in the Congress, we are using the live ratings and if you are within a 100 points you can play up.     The reduced rate finishes on Monday the 24th including paypal, as we get a large number of group entries on the day, it will be €45 on the day no exceptions!

Entries to date can be seen   here.
You can pay with paypal  here.

Club Championship Round 5 Draw is up.

Draw for the Club Championship is  here.
Matches are to be played no later than Friday 21st March.

Contact organisers only if you can’t make the last date. No show plus no contact = default.

 

Tom McGrath U14 Munster Champion

Cork player Tom McGrath is the U14 Munster Champion, with an excellent score of 4/5 without losing a game.

Round 4 Extended to 28th

The Bridge Club will be using the middle room next Friday the  21st, which means space will be limited, if you can rearrange your game for the 28th, please do.

Cork Congress

You can now enter the Congress using paypal   here.

Bunratty Report

Cork players did well in Bunratty last weekend,  here’s a report with some games from each section by Pat Twomey.

Web site upgrade

It is hoped to be more phone friendly and to include an online payment system for the tournaments etc. Please let us know if you notice any problems.

Clonakilty board games festival

If your not heading to Bunratty on the weekend of the 7th of Feb, this might be fun   www.clonakiltygamesfestival.com!

Club Championship Round 4 Draw is up.

Draw for the Club Championship is  here.
Any players not listed please let us know at the club, and we will pair etc…
Matches to are be played no later than Friday 21st February

Contact organisers only if you can’t make the last date. No show plus no contact = default.

Full report and pics of the Mulcahy

Alex Lopez

Alex Lopez receiving 1st prize from Pat Twomey in the Mulcahy

Pat Twomey has written a full report on the Mulcahy with pics of the prize giving   here.

Alex Lopez does it again, his 9th Mulcahy

Final round results and cross table are available   here.

Henk de Jonge wins Christmas blitz on full points

The Christmas blitz was great fun again this year with Henk winning it with an excellent score of 9/9 and Stephen Short second on 7.5/9 and Len Hackett third half a point behind.

Rapid Play Report

Pat Twomey has done a report for the rapid play in the news section on the right, with pics and crosstable.