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Ulster Championships 2008

The Ulster Championships were held at the Europa Hotel over the August Bank Holiday weekend.
Ulster Championships 2008

2008 Ulster Champion Stephen Scannell

As with last year's event, the Ulster Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships were incorporated in a single tournament.

Last year's winner Stephen Scannell again clinched overall victory and the Senior title, finishing a half-point clear of John Cairns and James McDonnell, with Cairns taking second place on tie-break.

The Intermediate title went to Ciaran Marron and the Junior to Alex Beckett.

  1   Stephen Scannell  2111 QUB           5    
 2-3  John Cairns       2010 Fisherwick    4.5 
      James McDonnell   1982 UCU           4.5 
 4-7  Gareth Annesley   1903 Clifton House 4   
      Mark Newman       1804 Bombardier    4   
      Ciaran Marron     1690 RVH           4   
      Damien Lavery     1704 QUB           4   
8-14  Des Forson        1896 _unassigned_  3.5 
      Calum Leitch      1752 QUB           3.5 
      Edward Whiteside  1825 Bangor        3.5 
      Christopher Kelly 1637 Lagan         3.5 
      Cecil Sloan       1726 _unassigned_  3.5 
      Martin Kelly      1406 Fisherwick    3.5 
      Ian Woodfield     1652 Fisherwick    3.5 
15-20 John Phillips     1505 _unassigned_  3   
      Brian McComb      1664 _unassigned_  3   
      Danny Mallaghan   1860 Clifton House 3   
      Alexander Beckett 1347 Fisherwick    3   
      Aaron McCully     1136 RVH           3   
      Alan Burns        1397 Bangor        3   
21-24 Stewart McConaghy 1531 Bombardier    2.5 
      William Storey    1323 RVH           2.5 
      Kevin Agnew       1268 Bangor        2.5 
      David Seaby       1080 Fisherwick    2.5 
 25   Damien Cunningham 1605 Clifton House 2   
26-30 Geoff Hindley     1012 Lagan         1.5 
      John Monaghan     1088 RVH           1.5 
      Cathal Murphy     983  RVH           1.5 
      Peter Storey      671  _unassigned_  1.5 
      Owen Wilson       964  Bangor        1.5  
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