Rookies Games

From the get go, Rookie always include a game at the end of his column, more often than not a match between local players. Browse this unique snapshot of local chess reportage

Darby vs Kelly

Ballyfermot Open, Dublin Nov 1989

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Addidle vs Heape

King’s Gambit: Prestel tournament, 28/8/89

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Hunt vs Gillen

British under-12, Plymouth 11th August 1989

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J.McLean vs M.Kelly

Junior Tournament, St. Patrick's Chess Festival, Castlebar, March 1983 Shows how dangerous a gambit can be

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