Irish Championships Open Weekender 2019 Report, Full results of Irish Championships

John Loughran


Open Weekender

Report

The Irish Championships Open Weekender was held in the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan from Friday 9th - Sunday 11th August 2019. 63 players took part ranging in strength from masters to beginners in a friendly atmosphere with plenty of space and light, as commented on by players from Sweden and Holland in particular. In all there were players from 10 different federations represented, giving the event an international flavour. As well as the main prizes there were three grading prizes of €75 awarded to the highest scorers in three rating bands as below, the Under 900 prize being decided on tiebreak.

2019 Irish Weekender Open Winners Henk-Jan Visser and Jonathon Pein

Irish Weekender Open Joint Winners Henk-Jan Visser and Jonathon Pein watched by the controller, photo courtesy of Fiona Steil-Anthony.

Prize Winners

Full Results

Can be seen on chess-results.com.

Replay Ganes

Irish Weekday Open games - top nine or ten boards.

Arbiters

Chief Arbiter: Ivan Baburin; Assistant arbiters: John Loughran and James Forde.

Irish Championships

2019 Irish Champion Conor Murphy congratudlated by Ivan Baburin, Chief Arbiter.jpg

2019 Irish Champion Conor Murphy congratulated by Ivan Baburin, Chief Arbiter, photo courtesy of Fiona Steil-Anthony.

Prize Winners

Full Results

Can be seen on chess-results.com.

Replay Ganes

Irish Championship games can be viewed for the next two weeks.

Commentary

Fiona Steil-Anthony did a great commentary on the last few rounds which was live at the time and very entertaining. Videos of this commentary may be viewable on https://www.twitch.tv/fionchetta/videos for a while.


Created 2019-08-13 ◦ Last updated 2019-08-18 ◦ Editor JL


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