The first round of the Frank Scott Shield was held on Wednesday evening. Having started bang on time at 19.30, the question most commonly asked was what was the default time… This was important as three players (Ross, Eoin and John) missed the round entirely and Martin arrived right on the thirty-five minute default – 8:05.
The 2017 Mick Germaine Cup will take place on 10th December in the Ierne Sports and Social Club, home of Elm Mount Chess Club.
Our European adventure came to an end with our luck finally turning, although it wasn’t enough to get a match result against a strong Luxembourg side.
Mihailo’s 6-hour, 108-move win sealed us an excellent 3-3 draw against Viking of Iceland in the penultimate round of the European Cup today.
The club recorded our first ever win in European competition with a big win over the bottom seeds today.
In which we go for a walk, and once again leave more points behind us in the room than we take out of it.
Day 3 of the European Cup saw us face a mere four titled players, break the hotel’s bowling alley and find an Irish pub with no beer.