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Another Brilliant Omagh Championship Rapidplay - November 24th

Hosted by the Omagh Club - a regular event in our chess calender and one we look forward to. The 2018 Omagh Rapidplay Championship took place on Saturday 24th November with 45 players. One of our largest competitions.

This year with a record no of 45 players and two sections. Brendan Jamison controlling ran an exciting 6 round tournament,

The Senior Section Standings (please note these arent in tie break order).

rank Competitor wins draws losses points
1 Robert Lavery (Ballynafeigh) 5 0 1 5
2 Danny Roberts (NICS) 5 0 1 5
3 Gatis Barbals (Fruithill) 3 1 2 3.5
4 John Bradley (Strand) 3 1 2 3.5
5 Modestas Razbadauskas (Strand) 3 1 2 3.5
6 Tony Redden (Derriaghy) 3 0 3 3
7 Chris Armstrong (Belfast South) 2 1 3 2.5
8 Martin Kelly (Belfast South) 2 1 3 2.5
9 Adam Rushe (Strand) 2 1 3 2.5
10 Nigel Telford (City of Derry) 2 1 3 2.5
11 Bobby Thompson (Belfast South) 2 0 4 2

The Junior Section - standings (please note these arent in tie break order).

rank Competitor wins draws losses points
1 Adrian Gilmore (Omagh) 5 0 1 5
2 John Sweeney (City of Derry) 5 0 1 5
3 John Harding (Omagh) 4 1 1 4.5
4 Paddy Largey (Omagh) 4 1 1 4.5
5 Paul Anderson (Ballynafeigh) 4 0 2 4
6 Adrian Dornford-Smith (NICS) 4 0 2 4
7 Barney McGahan (Ballynafeigh) 4 0 2 4
8 James White (Omagh) 4 0 2 4
9 Eoin Boyle (Omagh) 3 0 3 3
10 Adam Fitzsimons (Strand) 3 0 3 3
11 Brian Fitzsimons (Strand) 3 0 3 3
12 Louie McConkey (Strand) 3 0 3 3
13 Dimitri Schizonikas (Omagh) 3 0 3 3
14 Katy Thornton (_unassigned_) 3 0 3 3
15 Anthony White (Omagh) 3 0 3 3
16 Conor Boyle (Omagh) 2 1 3 2.5
17 Clare Finnegan (UCU) 2 1 3 2.5
18 Jim Finnegan (UCU) 2 0 4 2
19 Jasper Grady (_unassigned_) 2 0 4 2
20 TJ Macartney (UCU) 2 0 4 2
21 Darragh McKane (Omagh) 2 0 4 2
22 Cian Suitor (Omagh) 2 0 4 2
23 Skyla McConkey (UCU) 1 0 5 1

PRIZE-WINNERS:

Omagh Rapidplay Champion 2018: Robert Lavery (5/6) £45

2nd Place: Danny Roberts (5/6) £35

Under 1500 Grading Prize: Tony Redden (3/6) £20

Omagh Junior Rapidplay Champion 2018: John Sweeney (5/6) £35

Junior 2nd Place: Adrian Gilmore (5/6) £25

Under 1050 Grading Prize: Paul Anderson (4/6) £20

Under 700 Grading Prize: Dimitri Schizonikas (3/6) £20

Under 600 Grading Prize Katy Thornton (3/6) £20

Top Female: Clare Finnegan £10

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