Our Armstrong Cup side won v St. Benildus A, 5-3, ensuring our place in next seasons league. Actually the performance enabled the team to creep up to 8th in the league. Draws for Dario and Dave and wins for Lucasz, Mohamad, John and Conor.
Our Heidenfeld Trophy side had a bad day at the office, two draws for Art and Michael made the result 7-1. The Heidenfeld side league position was secured by results in earlier rounds.
Our BEA Cup side put in another solid performance and preserved league status after a tight relegation battle.
Heidenfeld Trophy (Division Two)
Excellent win for the Heidenfeld against Lucan 5.5 – 2.5 puts them in a good position in the league now, after two good wins.
Armstrong Cup (Division One)
Hard fought draw for Armstrong Cup side away to Dun Laoghaire 4-4, much needed points in our battle against relegation, with two tough matches remaining.
BEA Cup (Division Five)
Excellent win for our BEA Cup side v Rathmines 3-2 with wins for Krystof and David, and draws by Peter and Brendan, keeps the side just above the relegation zone, with 2 matches remaining in the leagues.
I was asked last weekend to mention some upcoming events
- Malahide Millenium Tournament (ALSAA) May Bank Holiday weekend
- Ennis Chess Congress – May 15th – 17th
- Drogheda Chess Congress – May 29th – June 1st
- Bray Open Rapid – Sunday June 21st
Good luck to our Armstrong, Heidenfeld and O’Hanlon teams in the final round of the Leinster Leagues this weekend which takes place in the Teachers Club on Parnell Square.
Every point counts!
Happy New Year to all, don’t forget the chess club reopens on Monday the 5th of January.
Again the christmas blitz was a great night in the club, some 30 or so participated, and the competition was ably marshalled by Mick and Herbert. Congratulations to Kevin and Lukasz who took the spoils and well done to everyone who played.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The club will reopen again on Monday 5th January 2015.
Phibsboro’s Armstrong team recorded their second win of the season, a narrow victory away to Elm Mount B, last Monday, 1st December. The individual winners on the night were Lukasz, John, and Algimantas, while Herbert, Conor, and Tom all drew. Tony and Bogdan worked hard but were undone in complicated games. The final score was Elm Mount B 3.5, Phibsboro 4.5.