April 10, 2012

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The Curragh Chess Club meet every Thursday at 8 pm in the Curragh Water Tower Conference Facility (beside the Fire Station). We have two teams in the Leinster Leagues and club members participate in many other competiions.

Recent Events

A number of Curragh players participated in the E2E4 Easter Congress held recently in Dublin. The highlight was the performance of Franco Rivera who had two wins against 2000+ rated players.Here is his win from the first round:-


The other geat performance was by Padraig Hughes, the Leinster under 12 champion who scored 4.5/7 in the Majors winning a board prize.

Here are the scores of the Curragh players:-


Franco Rivera 2.5


Pearse Dunne  4.0

Mark McLoughlin 3.5


Padraig Hughes  4.5

Dermot Earls      2.5

 Full results are at http://www.e2e4.org.uk/dublin/Apr2012/masters.htm

Leinster Competitions

With the Leinster Leagues now finished until September, the club will play in the Leinster Chess Union Branagan Cup on 21st and 28th April 2012.


Posted by mmcloughlin at April 10, 2012 07:02 PM