Congress 2019

 

Galway Chess Congress

Friday 22 to Sunday 24
March 2019

Venue: Menlo Park Hotel, Galway

 

Masters Standings

Place Name                       Score

  1   Li, Henry            FM    5.5  
 2-3  Sveshnikov, Vladimir IM    4    
      Ruchko, Denis              4    
 4-5  Baburin, Alexander   GM    3.5  
      Ruane, Brendan             3.5  
 6-7  Hintze, Helge        FM    3    
      Moran, Darragh             3    
8-11  Nemeth, Zalan              2.5  
      O'Flaherty, Kevin          2.5  
      Cafolla, Peter             2.5  
      Fox, Anthony               2.5  
12-13 Theile-Rasche, Ingo        2    
      Dwyer, Daniel              2    
14-15 Short, Don                 1    
      Murray, David B.           1    

Masters Cross Table


No  Name                 FIDE ICU  Total  1    2    3    4    5    6  

1.  Sveshnikov, Vladimir 2419      4      9:W  4:L  2:D  7:W  3:W 14:D
2.  Baburin, Alexander        2415 3.5   10:W  3:D  1:D 14:D  6:D  4:D
3.  Hintze, Helge        2261      3     11:W  2:D  8:W  4:L  1:L 10:D
4.  Li, Henry                 2235 5.5   12:W  1:W 14:W  3:W 10:W  2:D
5.  Murray, David B.          2146 1       :  12:W   :    :    :    : 
6.  Fox, Anthony              2012 2.5   13:D 15:D  7:L  8:D  2:D 11:D
7.  Theile-Rasche, Ingo  1954      2     14:L  8:D  6:W  1:L  9:L 15:D
8.  Cafolla, Peter            1931 2.5   15:D  7:D  3:L  6:D 12:D 13:D
9.  Nemeth, Zalan             1887 2.5    1:L   :D 13:W 10:L  7:W 12:L
10. Ruane, Brendan       1885      3.5    2:L 11:W 15:W  9:W  4:L  3:D
11. O'Flaherty, Kevin         1865 2.5    3:L 10:L 12:D 15:D 13:W  6:D
12. Moran, Darragh            1853 3      4:L  5:L 11:D 13:W  8:D  9:W
13. Short, Don                1852 1      6:D 14:L  9:L 12:L 11:L  8:D
14. Ruchko, Denis             1816 4      7:W 13:W  4:L  2:D 15:W  1:D
15. Dwyer, Daniel             1793 2      8:D  6:D 10:L 11:D 14:L  7:D

 

 

Majors Standings

Place Name                    Score M-Buch.

  1   Asyraf, Khai            5.5      
  2   Putar, Leon             4.5      
  3   Harris, Jason           4.5      
  4   Phelan, Leo             4.5      
  5   Murphy, Dara T.         4.5      
  6   McMahon, Pat            4        
  7   Matthews, Gabriel       4        
  8   Wieczorek, Jarek        4        12.5
  9   O'Hanlon, Joe           4        11.5
 10   Putar, Lara             4        11.0
 11   Rawlinson, Jason        3.5      
 12   Delaney, Liam           3.5      
 13   McDonnell, Joseph A.    3.5      
 14   Tempany, Max            3.5      
 15   Ward, Paul              3.5      
      Foenander, Phillip      3.5      11.0
 17   McKenna-Carroll, Ruairi 3.5      10.5
 18   Kozlovs, Andrejs        3        
 19   Valle, Lorenzo          3        
 20   Solomatina, Jana        3        
      Mihaylova, Aliona       3        
 22   O'Hanlon, Pat           3        
      McIntyre, Jack          3        
 24   Abberton, Gerard        3        
 25   Phelan, John J.         3        
 26   Brozynski, Patryk       2.5      
      McGlade, Emmet          2.5      
 28   Scott, Shay             2.5      
      Divilly, Paddy          2.5      
 30   Sheahan, Richard        2.5      
 31   O'Sullivan, Christopher 2.5      
 32   Catalano, Enzo          2.5       
      Kelly, Martin           2.5       
 34   O'Reilly, P. J.         2        
 35   Hensey, John            2        
 36   Murphy, Cathal          2        
 37   Leavy, Paul A.          2         
 38   Coughlan, Paul          1.5      
 39   McDonnell, Pearse       1.5      
 40   Castle, Aoife           1.5       
 41   Arshakyan, Arman        1         
 42   Barber, Andrew          1         
 43   Fogarty, Patrick        0.5      
 44   McCann, David           0         
 45   Abberton, Eamonn        0         

Majors Cross Table


No  Name                     ICU  Total  1    2    3    4    5    6  

1.  Matthews, Gabriel        1763 4     23:W 15:L 18:W 11:D 29:W 35:D
2.  Murphy, Dara T.          1742 4.5   24:W 14:W  8:L 16:W 10:D  5:W
3.  Delaney, Liam            1738 3.5   25:D 30:W 36:W 35:L  4:W  6:L
4.  McMahon, Pat             1705 4     27:W 16:W  9:L 21:W  3:L 10:W
5.  Rawlinson, Jason         1686 3.5   28:W 17:W 15:W  8:D  9:L  2:L
6.  Phelan, Leo              1670 4.5   29:W 19:W 35:D  9:L 18:W  3:W
7.  Valle, Lorenzo           1659 3     30:D 25:D 23:W 15:D 22:D 19:L
8.  Putar, Leon              1651 4.5   31:W 21:W  2:W  5:D 35:D  9:D
9.  Asyraf, Khai             1626 5.5   32:W 22:W  4:W  6:W  5:W  8:D
10. McDonnell, Joseph A.     1600 3.5     :D 34:D 25:W 17:W  2:D  4:L
11. O'Hanlon, Pat            1600 3     33:W 35:L 29:D  1:D 23:L 31:W
12. Catalano, Enzo           1596 2.5   34:D 36:L   :D 38:D 33:D 42:D
13. McCann, David            1581 0     35:L   :    :    :    :    : 
14. Kozlovs, Andrejs         1568 3     37:W  2:L 28:D 19:W 15:D 22:L
15. Wieczorek, Jarek         1536 4     38:W  1:W  5:L  7:D 14:D 44:W
16. Solomatina, Jana         1523 3     40:W  4:L 34:W  2:L 25:D 23:D
17. Phelan, John J.          1522 3     41:W  5:L 45:W 10:L 44:L 33:W
18. Brozynski, Patryk        1521 2.5   42:D 39:W  1:L 30:W  6:L 28:L
19. Putar, Lara              1506 4     43:W  6:L 44:W 14:L 31:W  7:W
20. Abberton, Eamonn         1469 0       :    :    :  44:L   :    : 
21. Mihaylova, Aliona        1465 3     44:W  8:L 42:W  4:L 28:D 30:D
22. O'Hanlon, Joe            1458 4     45:W  9:L 31:D 27:W  7:D 14:W
23. Ward, Paul               1444 3.5    1:L 38:W  7:L 41:W 11:W 16:D
24. O'Sullivan, Christopher  1409 2.5    2:L 42:D 30:L 37:W 34:D 43:D
25. Tempany, Max             1400 3.5    3:D  7:D 10:L 43:W 16:D 29:W
26. Barber, Andrew           1382 1       :    :    :  39:W   :    : 
27. Foenander, Phillip       1366 3.5    4:L 37:D 39:W 22:L 36:W 34:W
28. McKenna-Carroll, Ruairi  1357 3.5    5:L 41:W 14:D 31:D 21:D 18:W
29. McGlade, Emmet           1342 2.5    6:L 40:W 11:D 36:W  1:L 25:L
30. Abberton, Gerard         1324 3      7:D  3:L 24:W 18:L 38:W 21:D
31. O'Reilly, P. J.          1315 2      8:L 43:W 22:D 28:D 19:L 11:L
32. Leavy, Paul A.           1313 2      9:L 45:L 41:L 40:W 37:W   : 
33. Murphy, Cathal           1312 2     11:L 44:L 37:W 42:D 12:D 17:L
34. Scott, Shay              1309 2.5   12:D 10:D 16:L 45:W 24:D 27:L
35. Harris, Jason            1284 4.5   13:W 11:W  6:D  3:W  8:D  1:D
36. Divilly, Paddy           1280 2.5     :D 12:W  3:L 29:L 27:L 38:W
37. Fogarty, Patrick         1270 .5    14:L 27:D 33:L 24:L 32:L 40:L
38. Coughlan, Paul           1257 1.5   15:L 23:L 40:W 12:D 30:L 36:L
39. Castle, Aoife            1254 1.5     :D 18:L 27:L 26:L 40:W   : 
40. Arshakyan, Arman         1244 1     16:L 29:L 38:L 32:L 39:L 37:W
41. Hensey, John             1237 2     17:L 28:L 32:W 23:L 42:D 45:D
42. Kelly, Martin            1225 2.5   18:D 24:D 21:L 33:D 41:D 12:D
43. Sheahan, Richard         1211 2.5   19:L 31:L   :W 25:L 45:W 24:D
44. McIntyre, Jack           1206 3     21:L 33:W 19:L 20:W 17:W 15:L
45. McDonnell, Pearse             1.5   22:L 32:W 17:L 34:L 43:L 41:D

Note: Asyraf, Khai is known to the ICU as Khairil Annuar, Muhammad Khairil Asyraf; we have used the shorter form of his name here for ease of presentation.

 

Minors Standings

Place Name                ICU  Score M-Buch. Buch.

 1-2  Paibir, Atharva     1067 5.5      16.0  
      Crowley, James      1130 5.5      15.0  
 3-5  Finnerty, Andrew    1004 5          
      Sawantawadi, Joshua      5          
      Dragic, Zoran       775  5           
 6-7  Trehan, Ritvik      957  4.5      15.5  
      Coveney, Maurice J. 913  4.5      10.0  
8-19  Lucey, John         1115 4        
      Arshakyan, Hayk     1096 4        
      Verma, Pranav            4        
      Wang, Eric          1115 4        
      Doyle, John         1037 4        
      Li, Henry J.        828  4        
      Ranade, Akshay      977  4        
      Bonnell, Ryan       1051 4        
      Delee, Bill         1071 4        
      Cunningham, David   822  4        
      Sheahan, Michael    790  4        
      Paibir, Ajay        894  4        
20-28 Van Tonder, Daniel       3.5      15.0  23.0
      Ameer, Mohammed          3.5      15.0  22.5
      Piercy, David       931  3.5      
      Tiernan, Matthew    809  3.5      
      Ridgway, Charles    568  3.5      13.0  
      Kennedy, Jamie      742  3.5      
      Holland, Tadhg      728  3.5      
      Carton, John        694  3.5      11.5  
      Bueckert, Diana     511  3.5       9.0  
29-39 Durnin, Sean             3        
      Mulvey, James       763  3        
      Flinn, David        701  3        
      Makarenko, Yuliya        3        
      O Riordan, Ross          3        
      Bueckert, Lucy      755  3        
      O'Loughlin, Morgan       3        
      Reilly, Scott            3        
      Senzel, Markus           3        
      Connolly, Paddy          3        
      Alsaleh, Moe             3        
40-48 Wegrzyn, Szymon          2.5      
      Trautt, Christopher      2.5      
      Roe, Oscar               2.5      
      Lenihan, Eamon      751  2.5      
      Rowland, Paul            2.5      
      Finnerty, Ian       944  2.5      
      Bourke, John        1046 2.5      
      Le Febvrier, Aidan       2.5      
      Jennings, Joseph         2.5       
49-57 Scully, Michael     650  2        
      Geary, Henry             2        
      Collins, Eoghan          2        
      Ryan, Eoin          354  2        
      Cassidy, Patrick    591  2        
      Bueckert, Helen     210  2        
      Loughlin, Shane          2        
      Scarry, Luke             2        
      Cooke, Eoghan            2         
58-60 Mahon, Oisin             1.5      
      Nolan, Jack              1.5      
      Hernon, Proinsias        1.5       
61-65 Mc Aleer, Aleksandr      1        
      Dhama, Arnav        1076 1         
      Kearney, Tadhg           1         
      Scott, Ciaran            1         
      Cunningham, Leah    493  1         
 66   Conmy, David        767  0.5       
 67   Kenny, John              0         

Minors Cross Table


No  Name                    ICU  Total  1    2    3    4    5    6  

1.  Crowley, James          1130 5.5   33:W 18:D 31:W 62:W 10:W 13:W
2.  Lucey, John             1115 4     34:W 19:W 11:L 25:W  7:L 24:W
3.  Wang, Eric              1115 4     35:W 20:D 64:W 18:W 13:L 10:D
4.  Arshakyan, Hayk         1096 4     36:W 21:W 13:L 29:W 19:W 60:L
5.  Dhama, Arnav            1076 1     37:L 62:L 50:L 55:L 38:L   :W
6.  Delee, Bill             1071 4     38:W 24:L 56:W 30:W 60:L 47:W
7.  Paibir, Atharva         1067 5.5   39:W 27:W 12:W 13:D  2:W 11:W
8.  Bonnell, Ryan           1051 4     40:W 25:W 15:D 47:W 11:L 62:D
9.  Bourke, John            1046 2.5     :D 42:W 24:L 14:L 43:L 56:W
10. Doyle, John             1037 4       :D 43:W 28:W 15:W  1:L  3:D
11. Finnerty, Andrew        1004 5     44:W 29:W  2:W 24:W  8:W  7:L
12. Ranade, Akshay          977  4     45:W 32:W  7:L 59:W 24:W 22:L
13. Trehan, Ritvik          957  4.5   46:W 37:W  4:W  7:D  3:W  1:L
14. Finnerty, Ian           944  2.5   47:D 51:L 43:W  9:W 16:L 39:L
15. Piercy, David           931  3.5   48:W 57:W  8:D 10:L 27:W 16:L
16. Coveney, Maurice J.     913  4.5   49:W 56:D 47:L 42:W 14:W 15:W
17. Paibir, Ajay            894  4     50:W 64:D 62:L 31:D 37:W 29:W
18. Li, Henry J.            828  4     52:W  1:D 51:W  3:L 47:D 67:W
19. Cunningham, David       822  4     53:W  2:L 37:W 66:W  4:L 44:W
20. Tiernan, Matthew        809  3.5   54:W  3:D 67:D 60:L 40:W 30:D
21. Sheahan, Michael        790  4     55:W  4:L 44:L 46:W 64:W 52:W
22. Dragic, Zoran           775  5     56:L 49:W 36:W 67:W 39:W 12:W
23. Conmy, David            767  .5    57:L 46:L 52:L   :D 58:-   : 
24. Mulvey, James           763  3     59:W  6:W  9:W 11:L 12:L  2:L
25. Bueckert, Lucy          755  3     60:W  8:L 46:W  2:L 44:L 50:W
26. Lenihan, Eamon          751  2.5     :D 47:L 45:W 51:W 62:- 64:-
27. Kennedy, Jamie          742  3.5   61:W  7:L 39:D 56:W 15:L 43:W
28. Holland, Tadhg          728  3.5   62:D 58:W 10:L 64:L 51:W 54:W
29. Flinn, David            701  3     63:W 11:L 54:W  4:L 61:W 17:L
30. Carton, John            694  3.5   64:L 50:W 57:W  6:L 66:W 20:D
31. Scully, Michael         650  2       :D 65:W  1:L 17:D 52:L 42:L
32. Cassidy, Patrick        591  2     66:W 12:L 59:L 53:W 67:L 34:L
33. Ridgway, Charles        568  3.5    1:L 52:W 60:L 54:D 56:W 59:W
34. Bueckert, Diana         511  3.5    2:L 53:W 66:L 50:W 59:D 32:W
35. Cunningham, Leah        493  1      3:L 54:L 63:L 49:W 53:L 58:L
36. Ryan, Eoin              354  2      4:L 55:W 22:L 61:L 65:W 57:L
37. Bueckert, Helen         210  2      5:W 13:L 19:L 63:W 17:L 53:L
38. Cooke, Eoghan                2      6:L 59:L 53:- 52:L  5:W 49:W
39. Van Tonder, Daniel           3.5    7:L 61:+ 27:D 44:W 22:L 14:W
40. Collins, Eoghan              2      8:L 60:L 55:W 65:W 20:L 61:L
41. Jennings, Joseph             2.5     :D 67:L 65:D   :L 55:D 66:W
42. Senzel, Markus               3       :D  9:L 58:W 16:L 57:D 31:W
43. Rowland, Paul                2.5     :D 10:L 14:L 58:W  9:W 27:L
44. Makarenko, Yuliya            3     11:L 63:W 21:W 39:L 25:W 19:L
45. Nolan, Jack                  1.5   12:L   :D 26:L   :L   :L 65:W
46. Loughlin, Shane              2     13:L 23:W 25:L 21:L 54:L 63:W
47. Durnin, Sean                 3     14:D 26:W 16:W  8:L 18:D  6:L
48. Kenny, John                  0     15:L   :    :    :    :    : 
49. Mc Aleer, Aleksandr          1     16:L 22:L 61:L 35:L   :W 38:L
50. Scarry, Luke                 2     17:L 30:L  5:W 34:L 63:W 25:L
51. Trautt, Christopher          2.5     :D 14:W 18:L 26:L 28:L 55:W
52. O'Loughlin, Morgan           3     18:L 33:L 23:W 38:W 31:W 21:L
53. Connolly, Paddy              3     19:L 34:L 38:+ 32:L 35:W 37:W
54. Roe, Oscar                   2.5   20:L 35:W 29:L 33:D 46:W 28:L
55. Hernon, Proinsias            1.5   21:L 36:L 40:L  5:W 41:D 51:L
56. Mahon, Oisin                 1.5   22:W 16:D  6:L 27:L 33:L  9:L
57. Reilly, Scott                3     23:W 15:L 30:L   :D 42:D 36:W
58. Le Febvrier, Aidan           2.5     :D 28:L 42:L 43:L 23:+ 35:W
59. Wegrzyn, Szymon              2.5   24:L 38:W 32:W 12:L 34:D 33:L
60. Sawantawadi, Joshua          5     25:L 40:W 33:W 20:W  6:W  4:W
61. Alsaleh, Moe                 3     27:L 39:- 49:W 36:W 29:L 40:W
62. Verma, Pranav                4     28:D  5:W 17:W  1:L 26:+  8:D
63. Scott, Ciaran                1     29:L 44:L 35:W 37:L 50:L 46:L
64. Ameer, Mohammed              3.5   30:W 17:D  3:L 28:W 21:L 26:+
65. Kearney, Tadhg               1       :D 31:L 41:D 40:L 36:L 45:L
66. Geary, Henry                 2     32:L   :W 34:W 19:L 30:L 41:L
67. O Riordan, Ross              3       :D 41:W 20:D 22:L 32:W 18:L

 

 

  • Upcoming Events for Galway Chess Club

    Casual meetings every Tuesday in Monroe’s Tavern from 8pm, and the calendar for official club events (which take place every Thursday upstairs in the Bridge Club on St. Mary’s Road) is detailed below:
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    March
    12th – Winter League Rd 6 – 19:30
    19th – Rapid – 20:00
    20th-22nd Galway Chess Congress (Menlo Park Hotel) – CANCELLED
    26th – Coaching – 20:00
    April

    2nd – Blitz – 19:45

    Rest of April TBD

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    Galway Congress Entrants:

    Masters:

    Name Rating
    GM Boris Chatalbashev 2531
    GM Alexander Baburin 2382
    FM Tarun Kanyamarala 2275
    FM Robin Moss 2269
    WFM Trisha Kanyamarala 2197
    Muhtarim-ul Haque 2123
    James Naughton 1929
    Peter Cafolla 1909
    Diego Pereiro Rodriguez 1883
    Denis Ruchko 1866
    Sean McLoughlin 1861
    Thomas Dunne junior 1850
    Leon Putar 1849
    Lara Putar 1792

    Majors:

    Name Rating
    Jana Solomatina 1574
    Eric Wang 1571
    Joseph A. McDonnell 1569
    Jarek Wieczorek 1552
    Denis O’Connell 1497
    Andrejs Kozlovs 1486
    Edgars Kirulis 1458
    Joe O’Hanlon 1457
    Barry Foran 1454
    Ciaran O’Reilly 1453
    Atharva Paibir 1429
    Andrew Finnerty 1369
    Gerard Abberton 1354
    Arman Arshakyan 1342
    John P Dunne 1334
    Erick McPherson 1330
    Niall Whelan 1266
    Shay Scott 1250
    Akshay Ranade 1176

    Minors:

    Name Rating
    Ross Du Berry 1094
    Bill Delee 1043
    Wenle Liu 1032
    Andy Wagner 1014
    Alan Lane 1007
    David Cunningham 976
    John Bourke 946
    Emmet Power 918
    Ian Finnerty 898
    Fergal Gallagher 877
    Zoran Dragic 863
    Scott Reilly 798
    Ajay Paibir 787
    Josh Donnellon 780
    Yuliya Makarenko 772
    Oscar Roe 764
    Szymon Wegzyrn 758
    Maureen Gallagher 757
    Markus Senzel 746
    Ayrton Woulfe 745
    Ciaran O’Driscoll 696
    Sean Gannon 684
    Martin Pinkasevich 684
    Oisin Mahon 659
    Shane Loughlin 643
    Jack Nolan 637
    Luke Scarry 576
    Olegs Solomatins 564
    Eoghan Cooke 551
    Robert Nielsen 517
    Richard Casserly 477
    Paddy Connolly 469
    Odhran O’Driscoll 460
    Theodor Schirliu 395
    Mac Dara Mannion 378
    Yang Liu 368
    Eli-John Kiernan 313
    Anna Carroll
    Eimear Cunningham
    Donnchadh Duane
    Ben Fegan
    Ronan Zaletel

  • Club Competitions

    Galway Winter League standings:

    Name Rating Points
    Denis Ruchko 1989 4.5
    David Andreu 1800 4.5
    Johannes Hertel 1989 4
    James Blackwell 1079 3.5
    Eamonn Abberton 1482 3.5
    Jason Rawlinson 1683 3
    Michael O’Donnell 1654 3
    Diego Rodriguez 1880 3
    Andrew Barber 1395 3
    David Cunningham 898 3
    Gerard Abberton 1354 2
    Bill Delee 1043 2
    Pete Donlon 844 2
    Niko Istuk 1600 2
    Pete Morriss 1821 2
    Andrew Finnerty 1292 2
    Oisin Hodgins 800 2
    Andrejz Kozlovs 1559 2
    Paul Ward 1466 2
    Conor Monaghan Browne 500 1
    Scott Reilly 798 1
    Yaron Bachrach 1400 0

    Monthly blitz winners:

    Month Winner Grading Prize
    December Michael O’Donnell Eoghan Collins
    November Brian Gallagher Ger Abberton
    “Halloween” Jason Rawlinson/Johannes Hertel Hamza Celik
    October Jason Rawlinson Brian Gallagher
    September Pete Morriss James Sharkey
    August Zalan Nemeth Paul Ward
    July Jason Rawlinson David Cunningham
    June Denis Ruchko Ger Abberton
    May Pete Morriss Andrew Finnerty
    April Zalan Nemeth
    March Zalan Nemeth Andrew Finnerty
    February Pete Morriss Yuliya Makarenko/ Shane Murray
    January Zalan Nemeth Brendan McNelis