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Glorney, Faber, Four Nations

Dublin
23-26 July, 2007

Excel sheet of results - from team coach Jacob Aagaard

 

Lynsey, Rhiann, AmyScotland win Faber Cup for only the 3rd time in the competition's history! Photo l to r: Lynsey Shovlin, Rhian Hughes, Amy Officer.

 

 

 

Faber Cup

 

Scotland 2-1 Ireland

Amy Officer 1762 1-0 1587 Poornima Menon

Rhian Hughes 1684 ½-½ 1338 Sarah Cormican

Lynsey Shovlin 1405 ½-½ 1203 Ruth Cormican

England 1-2 Scotland

Rating Nicola D. Thomas 132 ½-½ 1762 Amy Officer

Lateefah Messam-Sparks 120 0-1 1684 Rhian Hughes

Hannah Dale 128 ½-½ 1405 Lynsey Shovlin

Scotland 2½-½ Wales

Amy Officer 1762 ½-½ 1591 Megan Owens

Rhian Hughes 1684 1-0 Francesca Lloyd

Lynsey Shovlin 1405 1-0 Eva Los

           S  E  I  W   Pts Wns
Scotland  -  2  2  2½  6½  3
England   1  -  2½ 3   6½  2
Ireland   1  ½  -  2   2½  1
Wales     ½  0  1  -   1½  0

Faber Games

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Glorney Cup

Glorney and Faber teamsGlorney and Faber Cup teams: Back left to right: Ian MacGregor, Senator David Norris, Robbie Coleman, Andrew Green, David Oswald, Ivan Stokes, Amy Officer, Lynsey Shovlin, Rhian Hughes.

 

 

 

 

Scotland 4½-½ Wales

Ivan Stokes 2038 ½-½ 1817 Carl Davies

Andrew Green 2028 1-0 1429 Andrew Bucknell

Robbie Coleman 1864 1-0 1408 Davis Cleverley

David Oswald 1875 1-0 1221 James Silk

Ian MacGregor 1818 1-0 Tristan Lloyd

 

Scotland 3½-1½ Ireland B

Ivan Stokes 2038 ½-½ 1850 Stephen Moran

Andrew Green 2028 1-0 1804 Oisin Benson

Robbie Coleman 1864 ½-½ 1759 Aravind Menon

David Oswald 1875 ½-½ 1618 Ger Reilly

Ian MacGregor 1818 1-0 1445 Ronan Sweeney

 

Scotland 1½-3½ England

Ivan Stokes 2038 0-1 2089 Peter S Poobalasingam

Andrew Green 2028 1-0 2053 Thomas TW Pym

Robbie Coleman 1864 ½-½ 2021 Christopher Russell

David Oswald 1875 0-1 2089 Patrick Goldsworthy

Ian MacGregor 1818 0-1 1947 Philip J. Makepeace

 

Ireland A 3-2 Scotland

David Fitzsimons 2130 0-1 2038 Ivan Stokes

Ryan Rhys Griffiths 1945 ½-½ 2028 Andrew Green

Sam Osborne 1944 ½-½ 1864 Robbie Coleman

Liam Normoyle 1899 1-0 1875 David Oswald

Jan Mueller 1849 1-0 1818 Ian MacGregor

 

Ireland C 1-4 Scotland

Calum Leitch 1753 0-1 2038 Ivan Stokes

Eamon Walls 1854 ½-½ 2028 Andrew Green

David Grzymek 1774 ½-½ 1864 Robbie Coleman

Anandagopal Srinivasan 1527 0-1 1875 David Oswald

Patrick Launders 1450 0-1 1818 Ian MacGregor

 

                     E  A  S  C  B  W  Pts Wins
           England   -  2½ 3½ 5  4½ 5  20½ 4
           Ireland A 2½ -  3  4  4  4  17½ 4
           Scotland  1½ 2  -  4  3½ 4½ 15½ 3
           Ireland C 0  1  1  -  3  5  10  2
           Ireland B ½  1  1½ 2  -  3½  8½ 1
           Wales     0  1   ½ 0  1½ -   3  0 

Glorney Games

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Scotland scored 11.5/30 in the Under 14: Andrew McClement 3.5/5, Craig Petrie 2.5/5 - top scorers.

Scotland scored 12.5/30 in the Under 12: Shivan Murdochy top scorer with 3.5/5.

Under 12 team Under 14 team

Photo left: Under 12s L to R: Daniel Thomas, Kieran O'Donnell, Jonny Scott, Jamie Scott, Shivan Murdochy and Scott Jordan, Senator David Norris.

Photo right: Under 14s L to R: Adam Brand, Marc Woods, Senator David Norris, David Gillespie, Ali Roy, Steven Stokes, Andrew McClement, Craig Petrie.

 

Preview: The Glorney/Faber/Four Nations junior are being held in Dublin from 23 - 26 July. The coach attending the event is Jacob Aagaard and the chaperones are Donna Officer, Norrie and Maureen Mathie.

Glorney: Ivan Stokes, Andrew Green, Robbie Coleman, David Oswald, Ian MacGregor.

Faber: Amy Officer, Rhian Hughes, Lynsey Shovlin.

Four Nations U/14: Andrew McClement, Ali Roy, Craig Petrie, Marc Woods, David Gillespie, Adam Brand.

Four Nations U/12: Jonny Scott, Shivan Murdochy, Daniel Thomas, Jamie Scott, Scott Jordan, Kieran O'Donnell.

 

Commentary and games link.

Intro at Ireland Chess website: The ICU is hosting the 2007 Glorney and Faber Cup competitions in Dublin City University from 24th to 26th July. The competitions are for players under 18. The Glorney teams are comprised of 5 boys and the Faber teams are comprised of 3 girls. Teams from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England will be participating in the competitions. At the same time the ICU is hosting a Four Nations Championships for U12 and U14 teams from the same 4 countries.

The Glorney Cup for boys, was originally instigated in 1947 by the Dublin businessman, C Parker Glorney. The Faber Cup was introduced in 1967 for girls by Faber Books. The Irish teams will feature Porneema Menon (who at age 14 represented the Irish Senior women's team at the 2006 Turin Chess Olympiad), David Fitzsimons (age 16, who became the youngest Irishman to beat an international grandmaster in Spain, two months ago), and finally five year Shane Melaugh from Donegal who will be competing in the U12 tournament and will feature on the Gerry Ryan show on 2FM next Monday morning (23rd July).

Minister for Education Mary Hanafin will be present to inaugurate preoceedings and make the first move on the top board in the tournament next Tuesday 26th July in DCU at 9am and Senator David Norris will be present at the prizegiving on Thursday 26th July at 2.30pm.



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