Yury Rochev 10½ – Galway Chess Club ½

Yury Rochev played against eleven club members in a clock simultaneous last Thursday, and came out victorious after nearly three hours by 10½ to ½: the one blot on his record was a fine draw by Denis Ruchko, who was the last left standing and succeeded in holding a difficult rook ending one-on-one. Others who put up some stiff resistance before succumbing were Kynesha Ryder and Andrew Barber. But Yury showed his class – as did Denis,

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