Upcoming Events for Galway Chess Club
May 21st: Casual meeting in Monroe’s at 8pm
May 23rd: May Blitz in Galway Bridge Club from 7.30pm
May 28th: Casual meeting in Monroe’s at 8pm
June 8th: Rapidplay in Galway Bridge Club from 10am
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The January blitz was held on 24 January, and was a hard-fought contest. The winner was Joona Kiiski, who pulled clear in the last round, finishing with 5½ points out of 7. No fewer than three players tied for second on 4½: Felix Calleja, Brendan Buckley, and Conall Hegarty. Conall’s performance was particularly meritorious, as […]
The April blitz was won by WIM Hoang Xuan Thanh Khiet, with 4.5/5. Fair dues to Paul Ward for being the only player to draw with Kheit. Second was Pete Morriss with 3.5/5. This Thursday is the club AGM.
In the Bridge Club next Thursday, 3 May: Our monthly blitz event has been somewhat delayed, because of our concentration on team matches. The usual rules apply: a six round Swiss, with 10 minutes each per player per game. It starts at 8 (prompt); late-comers can be admitted into round 2 (or 3), though you […]
This will be a social evening: friendly games with other club members. Also, by popular request, some members will show us a game or two which they have played recently – which we hope will be instructive and interesting for all. If you have a game that you would like to show us (and receive […]
As usual, this will start at 8pm at the Bridge Centre, and be a Swiss or all-play-all, depending on how many people turn up. Games are ten minutes per player per game.
The final round draw is below, which will be due to be played on Thursday 22nd March. There is one final game being played tomorrow but the draw below will not change due to that result: 1 baird, d (6) : morriss, p (2) 2 abberton, e (8) : calleja, f (7) 3 , joona (16) […]