Two new “Chess Pieces” have been added:
Both submitted by Oliver Dunne.
Three Elm Mount players played in the Irish Championships in Limerick between 6th and 14th July. David Fitzsimons scored 5.5/9 and Ciaran Quinn and Gerard MacElligott both scored 3/9.
Pat Fitzsimons came second in the Irish Championship Weekend Intermediate tournament with an unbeaten 3.5/5.
Elm Mount won the Branagan Cup final against Bray/Greystones on Wednesday 3rd July to retain the Branagan Cup for the 3rd year in a row. The match was played in Bray with both teams closely matched on rating but the final score was Bray 1.5 Elm Mount 4.5. The result card is below. A number of other club members also played in previous rounds. Pat Fitzsimons was team captain.
|Bray / Greystones||
|Ray O Rourke||