Friday, October 30, 2009

Ballybane Library Annual Chess Tournament 2009

A very successful chess tournament was played out recently in Ballybane Library. Three Schools- Briarhill, St. Michael’s and Gaelscoil Dara entered two teams of 4 children. Each child played as individuals for first, second and third places. Then
the top four scores from each school were totalled to get an overallwinner for the perpetual trophy.

After five rounds of chess the following were declared the winners.
Overall winner on 5 points Matthew Kilgannon - Briarhill National School.

Runner up on 4 points Alan Duggan – Briarhill National School
Third place on 4 points Andreas Kozlous – St Michael’s Boys National School.
Team winners on 16 points– Briarhill N.S.
Hot on their heels with 13 ½ points - St Michael’s Boys N.S.

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