Summary

  • Full name: Thomas M. Clarke
  • Born: 17th April 1959
  • Died: 3rd April 2007
  • Chess honours:
    • Olympiad team: 1988, 1992
    • European Championships team: 1989
    • 1st equal Irish Championship 1996 (lost on tiebreak)
    • 1st British under-21 Championship 1978
    • Ulster Champion: 1984, 2003, 2005
    • 1st Williamson Shield 1974, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1987, 1992, 2003, 2006
    • 1st Ulster Open 1990, 2005
    • 1st City of Belfast 1981 (lost on tiebreak), 1992, 1994, 2003, 2004
    • 1st Belfast Civic Festival/Summerfest 1986, 1989, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2004
    • 1st QUB Open 1994
    • 1st Downpatrick Open 1984 (lost on tiebreak)

  • Occupation: civil servant.
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