Gerry rounded the week’s activities in the Talbot Hotel off as it had started, while Stephen Brady unfortunately fell short in his quest for an IM norm.
The Leinster U-11s and U-12s, which were part of the second half of the Leinster Junior Championships played mid-week, ended in exactly the same way as the Leinster U-10s…
A bumper week of chess has just started in the Talbot Hotel in Stillorgan, with plenty of Benildus representation from Stephen Brady in the IM norm tournament down to the club’s newest member, Felipe Cooney, making his bow in the Leinster U-10s.
A reminder that the Leinster Junior Championships will be in their usual New Year spot, but in their new home of the Talbot Hotel in Stillorgan. You can enter here
One last look back at our European adventure, including the prizegiving, a look out how our individual players and our opponents fared, and the answers to some puzzles posed previously which I forgot to answer!
The 2017 Mick Germaine Cup will take place on 10th December in the Ierne Sports and Social Club, home of Elm Mount Chess Club.