Round 3 saw three players starting on 2/2 – but only one of those made it to 3/3 as Gerry exacted revenge for his final-round defeat last year.
Ben has won the first of the honours over the 9 days of the Irish championships, winning the Irish Challengers weekender with a score of 4½/5.
A belated look back at the second round of the 2018 club championships, as we whittled 9 1/1s down to 3 2/2s.
With the completion of the Leinster leagues and the Stokes Cup, there’s a record number of Benildus players with FIDE ratings. The full updated list is here.
After various tournaments abroad, attention switches to the Talbot Hotel for the coming week as the 2018 Irish Senior Championships get underway, with three Benildus players in the bumper 36-strong field.
After tournaments in Dresden and Paisley in recent weeks, it’s off to Andorra this time, where the Andorra Open has started with a couple of notable results.