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Ulster Players do well at Bunratty

Ashley McWhinney (Bangor Club) came joint 5th out of a field of 108 players in the Minor. Thomas Donaldson (Ballynafeigh), Ian Kilpatrick (Ballynafeigh) and Robert Lavery (Ballynafeigh) came joint 9th out of a field of 76 players in the Major with 4 points. Calum Leitch (Ballynafeigh) and Alan Delaney (Fruit Hill) came joint 8th in the Challengers. Gareth Annesley (Mallusk) came 30th out of a very tough Masters.
Ulster Players do well at Bunratty

Enjoying Bunratty

The full list of results can be seen on the Bunratty website :

http://www.bunrattychess.com/

http://www.bunrattychess.com/bunratty/minor/

http://www.bunrattychess.com/bunratty/major/

http://www.bunrattychess.com/bunratty/challengers/

http://www.bunrattychess.com/bunratty/masters/

More Ulster news from the event:http://ballynafeighchess.wordpress.com/chess-news-gossip/

Gareth Annesley played in the Masters with Grand-Masters, International-Masters. Gaining 2 points playing players all with ratings over 2000:

Rnd Table Pno Name Rating Result
1 16 17 Moynihan, Kieran 2107   
0
2 19 28 Pearson, Ray 2017   
1
3 13 22 Van Der Zwet, Bart 2084   
0
4 13 24 Fox, Anthony 2062   
1
5 11 12 IM Orr, Mark 2240   
0
6 13 19 Steil-Antoni, Fiona 2105   
0

 

Thomas Donaldson coming from his brilliant result in the Williamson grows from strength to strength. Only dropping one game.

Rnd Table Pno Name Rating Result
1 3 40 Kelly, Martin 1308   
1
2 2 27 Kilpatrick, Ian 1410   
½
3 7 37 Higgins, Kenneth 1324   
½
4 9 25 Watkins, Mark R. 1421   
1
5 5 23 Finnegan, Mark 1445   
1
6 3 13 Foran, Barry 1480   
0

Ian Kilpatrick also only dropped one game - meeting Thomas in round 2 the players drew.

Rnd Table Pno Name Rating Result
1 27 65 Sheedy, Shane 1143   
1
2 2 3 Donaldson, Thomas 1540   
½
3 10 50 Beatty, Ross 1246   
0
4 19 55 McNamara, Jim 1228   
1
5 11 8 O'Sullivan, Tom 1498   
1
6 6 10 Hoogstad, Wim 1491   
½

Robert Lavery shared 4 points with his fellow Ballynafeigh club members

Rnd Table Pno Name Rating Result
1 30 69 Varley, Daniel 1039 ½
2 21 73 Gallagher, Matthew 997 1
3 13 68 Bourke, John 1110 1
4 4 5 Gould, Richard 1518 ½
5 9 10 Hoogstad, Wim 1491 0
6 13 48 Donnelly, Michael 1248 1

Ashley McWhinney gained a brilliant 4.5 out of 6 in the Minors.

Rnd Table Pno Name Rating Result
1 18 74 Higgins, Stephen 564 1
2 11 51 Carthy, Julien 790 1
3 3 48 Singpurwala, Kevin 804 0
4 10 53 Faleschini, Sasha-Ettore 713 ½
5 16 67 Boland, Dylan 649 1
6 10 71 Turner, Deirdre 599 1

Other players included

in the challengers: Danny Mallaghan 3.5, Cecil Sloan 3.0, Damien Cunningham 2.5, John Cairns 2.5, Pat Coleman 2, Steven Eachus 2, Damien Lavery 1.5, Karina Kruk 1.5,

in the Major: Richard Gould 3.5, Martin Kelly 2.5, Matthew Chapman 2, Iza Bujak 1.5

in the Minor: Adrian Dornford-Smith 3.5, Paul Anderson 2

It is good to see Ulster players doing to well.

(If I have missed anyone - apologies.)

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