Queen's Best of Irish at Euro Club Cup 2008

Queen's University Belfast competed in this year's prestigious European Club Cup from October 16th to 24th in the Athos Palace Hotel of Kallithea, Greece.

Playing against Europe's elite club sides in the 24th incarnation of the Champions League of chess, the team did brillliantly to defeat Serbian champions Ksh Llamkos and Welsh side Cwmbran to finish as the highest ranked team of all the Celtic nations' clubs. The vital team wins over Llamkos and Cwmbran meant QUB finished ahead of both other Irish sides (Phibsboro of Dublin and Ennis of Munster) to gain huge bragging rights for the University club.

Kark McPhillips vs Karttunen of Tampere (Photo source: Official website)

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