January Blitz Results

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 […]

Thursdays Blitz Results (3rd May 2012)

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.

April/May Blitz Tournament

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 […]

Club Activity, Thurs, 12 April

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 […]

March Blitz: Happening this Thursday (29 Mar)

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.

Galway Winter League 2011/12 – Final Round!

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) […]

  • Galway Rapidplay 2018 Entrants

    Name Rating
    Conall Hegarty
    Andrew Barber
    David Baird
    James Blackwell
    Fintan Hegarty
    Bill Delee
    Andrew Finnerty
    Ian Finnerty
    Maureen Gallagher
    Andrejs Kozlovs
    Pete Morriss
    Michael O’Donnell
    Jozef Vesely
    Jason Rawlinson
    Brendan Ryan

  • April Events at the Galway Chess Club

    Thursday 19th April Blitz
    Thursday 26th Round 7 (final) Winter League
    Thursday 3rd May. May Blitz and WL prize-giving (so round 7 must be completed before then)

    Regular meetings will then be suspended for the summer; we will have occasional blitz and rapid tournaments – watch this space!

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