With just 9 entries confirmed to date, this seasons Primary Schools Chess League may be one group of 5 and one of four with each school playing 4/3 matches. Hopefully a couple more schools may apply in the next few days?
Alan Dee -V- Pat Scanlan Paul Byrne -V- Laura Devitt TBC
Section C: Section D: Alan Lynch -V- Oliver Gaynor Martin Dimitrov -V- Frank Pentony Paddy McDonnell -V- Andrew Thomson
Club Championship Qualifiers Section A: Paul McDonnell -V- Ben Reilly Philip Mitchell -V- Thierry Brearley (Postponed) James McConville -V- Greg Smith Section B: Sean Cummins -V- Tom Walsh John Doyle -V- Andrew Watson Damien Fox -V- Maurice O'Connor
It finished 4-2 in our favour but on rating could have been better! However, Drogheda's win over Cavan on Saturday last puts us top of the table after 2 rounds of matches. Martynas Gudauskas, Rick Goetzee, Donal O'Boyle and Joe Reid were the home victors. Next match is Elm Mount at home on 3rd November. …
Entries are pouring in for this seasons Secondary Schools Chess League, with 6 schools confirmed and another potential entry. Scoil Ui Mhuiri, Dunleer make a welcome return to the League after an absence of several years. With just one school to confirm their participation fixtures should be issued in the next few days? Watch this …
Section A James McConville -V- Greg Smith (Postponed) Thierry Brearley 0-1 Paul McDonnell Ben Reilly 0-1 Philip Mitchell Section B John Doyle -V- Sean Cummins (Postponed) Andrew Watson 1-0 Damien Fox Tom Walsh 0-1 Eoin Murphy Section C Alan Dee 1-0 Laura Devitt Pat Scanlan -V- Paul Byrne (Postponed) Section D Andrew Thomson 0.5-0.5 Alan …
Following their 4-2 win over St Benildus in round 1, Drogheda entertain Blanchardstown on Saturday next. Team captain Philip Mitchell will be hoping to field a strong side, as Blanchardstown had a good start also, 3.5-2.5 against Bray/Greystones.
Best of Luck to Dayna Ferguson who has been selected to compete in the World Youth Championships in Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece, on the northern coast of the Aegean Sea. All at Drogheda Chess Club wish her the best of luck
The September edition of the ECU Newsletter has been published and is available below: ECU-Newsletter_September-2018