u14 winner Sean Hunter with u14 prizewinners
Congratulations to Daniil Kashanin (front centre) 1st place, Yubo Wang (front right) 2nd place, Liam Hunter (front left) 3rd place who all scored 6 / 7 in the Leinster U11s. 4th place – Thomas Cooney (back left), 5th place – Zhengjun Wang (back centre), Ladies prize – Caroline Danaher (back right)
under 12 champion Danny Dwyer with u12 prizewinners
Leinster U16 winners. Henry Li (front) emerged victorious with 5/5.
Congratulations to Atharva Paibir who is the 2017 Leinster U10 Chess Champion. Atharva stormed home with a perfect 7/7.
u19 Champion Conor O’Donnell with 2nd Henry Li , Gavin and Shane Melaugh
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Day 4. Conor O’Donnell and Henry Li add another title to their list of achievements. Henry retains the u14 Leinster Championship title and Conor O’Donnell wins the u19 title.
In second place u19, was Dylan Boyland , Alex Goss 3rd and Paul O’Neill 4th. In the u14, Devano Jose was 2nd, Killian Burke 3rd and Sean Devilly 4th.
Day 3. Congratulations to Eoin Farrelly & David Remenyik – 2015 Leinster U11 Champions. Dayna Ferguson 3rd and Liam O Laoide, 4th
Day 2. The u12’s and u16’s took place over the 2nd and 3rd of Jan.
Joint u12 Leinster Champions for 2014 are Dayna Ferguson and Sean Hunter. Dayna is the first girl to win a Leinster title since 1996.
U16 Leinster Champion Conor O’Donnell
The Leinster Junior Chess Championships got underway today. First up were the U 10’s.
Convincingly won on 7/7 by Cillian Scallan, who, along with his title of Leinster u10 Champion 2014, also won the top prize money and a bonus of 70 euro for achieving a clean sweep
James Prenderville, 2nd,
Valera Zaharovs, top scoring Girl,
Sanjay Menon, 4th,
Felix Jordan, 3rd,
Cillian Scallan 1st.
Leinster Schools Chess Association run the school leagues and individual tournaments. For results and information check out their website.
The Leinster Junior Chess Championships will take place on 1-4 January in the Esplanade Hotel in Bray. There will be six age groups – Under 10s (1 Jan), Under 11s (3 Jan), Under 12s (1-2 Jan), Under 14s (3-4 Jan), Under 16s (1-2 Jan) and Under 19s (3-4 Jan). The fee is €15, with €5 for any additional event. Entries on the day incur a €10 surcharge. See details about this and other LSCA events at http://leinsterschoolschess.com