Christmas Blitz report

The Christmas Blitz took place on the 17th December. 20 took part in the competition. There were 2 groups of 10 with the top 4 in each group qualifying for the quarterfinals. The competition was run using the usual rating handicap method.

The Group Stages:-

Eventually, it came down to the final between William Ffrench and David Fitzsimons:-

David won to come first and have first pick of the prizes. The prizes were presented by Pat Fitzsimons:-
David FItzsimons 1st

William Ffrench 2nd

Alan McDonagh 3rd

Ciaran Quinn 4th

Yann Salmon 5th
Eugene Donohue 6th

Liam Porter 7th

Zygis Jakubauskas 8th

Happy Christmas to all!

Elm Mount Club Christmas Blitz next Monday, 17th December

This year’s Elm Mount Christmas Blitz tournament will take place next Monday 17th December 2012.  As always food will be provided with lots of prizes and fun guaranteed.
(This tournament is for members of Elm Mount chess club only)

Note: The Leinster Chess Union Christmas Blitz will be held in the Ierne club on Wednesday 19th – see the LCU website for details.