Schools Out

#9 "Rookie": Irish News 30th June 1983

Schools are out for Summer, so end-of-term reports on school chess is appropriate. Top of the class must be St Mary's Grammar School, Belfast who won Division 3 and 6 and First Form. In Division 1, its team of K McCann, G. Kelly, D. Haughey, M. McLaughlin, C. McGarrigle and J. Lonsdale finished third. Also K. McCann and G. Kelly were joint third in the Ulster Senior Schoolboy's behind St Colman's, Newry's Niall Carton and RBAI's Hon Tsang and so were just pipped for selection by Niall and Hon for next months international Glorney Cup in Wales.

St. Malachy's College, Belfast has had a lean year brightened only by Gerard McIlroy winning the Junior title at the Belfast May Festival. St. Colman's, Strabane won the North West league, Dominican College, Belfast shared the Senior Girls Division and St. Peter's, Belfast were third in Division 4.

This weeks game features Keven McCann's win over William Ginn and a tonic it proved as he was third in the Ulster Senior.

Media

Filed under:
News
Annual General Meeting Announcement This year's AGM will be hosted by Fruithill Chess Club, Monday 27th June at 8pm May 11, 2022
Newry Chess Festival : 27-29 May 2 events for the Newry Chess Festival over the weekend of Friday 27th to Sunday 29th May May 10, 2022
Newry Rapid - Tournament Report Newry Chess Club's event was a rapidplay on Sunday 8th May May 10, 2022
Annoucing the Lisburn Chess Club Summer Series Lisburn Chess Club will be holding a series of 3 blitz tournaments. May 05, 2022
League Season 2021/22 Review Congratulations to Strand 1 and Belfast South 2 (Kelly's Heroes) on winning the Division 1 and Division 2 league titles ... May 02, 2022
More news…
« May 2022 »
May
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
Upcoming Events
Third week of the Summer Tournament : Civil Service Pavilion : 18th May The Summer Tournament is back at Civil Service Social Club starting every Wednesday at the Maynard Sinclair Pavilion unt... May 18, 2022 07:30 PM - 10:45 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Ards Blitz Championship 2022 Bangor Chess Club’s final outreach event of the season May 21, 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM — Ards Arts Centre
Ulster Rapidplay Championship 2022: FIDE Rated May 22, 2022 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Newry Classic - Newry Chess Festival FIDE RATED U1800 Newry Classic at 60+0 Friday 27th & Saturday 28th May May 27, 2022 07:30 PM - 05:30 PM — Sticky Fingers Arts Centre, 10 Upper Edward Street, Newry, BT35 6AX, Northern Ireland
Newry Blitz Championship - Newry Chess Festival FIDE RATED Newry Blitz Championship at 10+0, Sunday 29th May 2022 May 29, 2022 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Sticky Fingers Arts Centre, 10 Upper Edward Street, Newry, BT35 6AX, Northern Ireland
Upcoming events…