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Co. Down Schools' Championship

#30 "Rookie": Irish News 24th November 1983

At last, the World Championship semi-finals have begun in London this week between Gary Kasparov (USSR) and defector Victor Korchnoi (Switzerland) and between Vassily Smyslov (USSR) and Zoltan Ribli (Hungary). Appropriately, today's game feature another Gary playing Korchnoi in an interesting rook end-game in a 1981 simultaneous display. Guess who the "victor" is!

To enter this weekend's Junior or Intermediate Championship at Queen's University Students' Union, ring D. Houston, (Belfast 660620)

Last weekend saw the climax of the Co. Down Schools' Championships at the Teachers Centre, Downpatrick, sponsored by the Youth Dept. of the S.E. Education and Library Board. It saw "Warren piece" together five points to share the senior boys' title, while the Tweedies found it  easy as pie" to win the Junior and Minor Boys'.

Why not join Downpatrick Chess Club, which meets at 7:45pm on Wednesdays in the Library, Market Street?

Championship Results

 

Senior Boys: all on 5 pts

  1. Warren Dennison (Bangor G.S.)
  2. A. Davison (Grosvenor)
  3. L. Galloway (Regent House)

 

Senior Girls:

  1. K. Hewitt (Dominican College) 2½ pts
  2. C. Mulvenna (Dominican College) 2 pts

 

Junior Boys: both on 5 pts

  1. N. Tweedie (Downpatrick)
  2. P. Carton (Newcastle)

 

Minor Boys:

  1. G.Tweedie 9½ pts
  2. H. Ball (C.B. Sec., Belfast) 8½ pts
  3. G. Thompson (Wallace) 8 pts

 

Minor Girls:

  1. S. Crossin (Dominican College) 10 pts
  2. C. Jennings (St. Mary's, Downpatrick) 9 pts

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