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🏆 E.U. Championship and Cork Chess Congress (2005)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
David Howell, Mateusz Bartel, Gawain Jones, Zoltan Gyimesi, Bartosz Socko, Vasilios Kotronias, Joel Benjamin, Jan Markos, Alexander Yevgenyevich Baburin, Normunds Miezis, Mark Hebden, Slavko Cicak, Zoltan Medvegy, Klaus Bischoff, Viktorija Cmilyte, Daan Brandenburg, Maarten Solleveld, Heikki Kallio, Harmen Jonkman, Rashid Agiliaevich Ziatdinov, Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant, Roland Berzinsh, Lorin A R D'Costa, Till Wippermann, Richard J Palliser, Gediminas Sarakauskas, Roberto Paramos Dominguez, Andrew Ledger, Alex Astaneh Lopez, Pavel Cech, Amadeus Eisenbeiser, Federico Manca, Carlo Rossi, Karl McPhillips, Thomas E Rendle, Craig William Pritchett, Mark Quinn, Mark Heidenfeld, Michael Roos, Nora Medvegy, Gavin Wall, Frerik Janz, Timothy J Upton, Joseph Ryan, Philip Michael Short, Carmelo Rivero Ojeda, Riku Molander, Ian D Thompson, Philipp Hitzler, Michael Schulz, Jonathan I M Grant, Thomas Johansson, Ingrid Lauterbach, John G Nicholson, Stephen Moran, Richard Almond, Hannu Joentausta, Jan Mueller, Roberto Pastres, Paul Walsh, Emese Medvegyne Balogh, Gerard MacElligott, Anthony Fox, Stefanie Schulz, Kieran O'Driscoll, Johann Ebner, Rasa Norinkeviciute, Hans-Christian Eberl, Alexandra Wilson, David A Bennion, Sam Osborne, Peter Cafolla, David Path, Suzanne Connolly, Karlheinz Eisenbeiser, Oisin P Benson, Dominique Laurain, Steven Hanly, Deborah Quinn, Colin Harpur, Gearoidin Ui Laighleis, Brian Galligan, Stephen Short, Kevin O'Shea, Anthony J Aherne, Melvin J Young, Tom Healy, Denis J O'Donoghue, Paul Carey, Bernard Boyle, Dara Murphy, John Alfred, Kevin O'Flaherty, Gianfranco Gandolfi, Pat Twomey, Paul O'Donovan, John Loughran, Len Hackett, Raino Soikkeli, Barry Foran plus 16 more players.

 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 561  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R A Ziatdinov vs K O'Shea  1-0402004E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressB32 Sicilian
2. R A Ziatdinov vs L D'Costa 1-0472005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressC10 French
3. C Harpur vs R Almond  0-1752005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressA21 English
4. G MacElligott vs A J Aherne  1-0552005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressA14 English
5. T Johansson vs D Murphy  1-0282005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressB20 Sicilian
6. M Young vs A Fox  0-1702005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressC28 Vienna Game
7. P Cafolla vs K O'Shea  ½-½482005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressA07 King's Indian Attack
8. D Bennion vs S Moran  ½-½432005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressC05 French, Tarrasch
9. K Eisenbeiser vs Smith  ½-½262005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressB22 Sicilian, Alapin
10. T Healy vs P Walsh  ½-½442005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressB83 Sicilian
11. S Connolly vs S Hanly  1-0632005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
12. O Benson vs R Norinkeviciute  0-1542005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressA45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. G Gandolfi vs T Lane  1-0322005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressC44 King's Pawn Game
14. P Twomey vs G Ui Laighleis  1-0412005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressA13 English
15. D Grzymek vs D Quinn  0-1432005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
16. P McCarthy vs P O'Donovan  1-0252005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressB30 Sicilian
17. H Joentausta vs B Galligan  1-0262005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
18. D Path vs R Pastres 0-1482005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. A Wilson vs M Schulz  ½-½532005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressB06 Robatsch
20. R Paramos vs R Palliser  1-0522005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. P Hitzler vs R Molander  0-1282005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressA40 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Baburin vs I Lauterbach  1-0522005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressB07 Pirc
23. M Solleveld vs M Heidenfeld  ½-½482005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressC10 French
24. K McPhillips vs T Wippermann  0-1342005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressA40 Queen's Pawn Game
25. P Cech vs J Ryan  0-1282005E.U. Championship and Cork Chess CongressA13 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-03-05  cade: Congratulations /sarcasm
Apr-03-05  THE pawn: What's the cork chess congress?
Apr-03-05  hintza: A chess congress played in Cork, Ireland. Fairly obvious I would have thought.
Apr-03-05  THE pawn: Didn't know about Cork, sorry.
Apr-03-05  hintza: Don't be sorry! It is not a particularly famous place to my knowledge! I just happen have been to Ireland :-)
Apr-03-05  Christian Sword: Did they really play so many games using the uncommon opening A00
Apr-03-05  hintza: <Christian Sword> No, if you look at the games you will find most of the A00 games have been misclassified. Some kind of error maybe, or <chessgames.com> just hasn't sorted out the ECO codes yet for whatever reason.
Apr-03-05  biglo: Cork was designated the European City of Culture for a year (open to cities within the European Union). This was a European Union Chess Championship held in conjunction with that.
Apr-03-05  PaddyAlekhine: Excellent choice. Although I would´ve preferred Belfast.
Apr-03-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessgames.com: The PGN files we got from the official site were full of errors; some of them even had the wrong year! We're still sorting out the names, ECO codes, etc. The openings should be corrected soon. Thanks.
Apr-03-05  aw1988: The wrong YEAR? This is taken from the actual scoresheets? I hope not, I would be quite worried if some of the players didn't know it was 2005. I wonder what some of the years were listed as?
Apr-04-05  PawnOfTheDead: I believe that one of the players - Jesus Nogueiras - put down the date as 0000. He mentioned something about it being his birthday. Apparently he missed the last round - had an appointment with a cross.
Apr-04-05  Pawsome: My nomination for the Bad Taste Kibbitz of the year is the Jesus Nogueiras crack by <PawnOftheDead> : (
Apr-04-05  biglo: Also he shows his ignorance as it was a Euro event except for the invited Mr Benjamin and so Cubans were not included plus there was no year zero.
Apr-06-05  PawnOfTheDead: <Pawsome>Would I get a trophy if I won?

<Biglo>Thanks very much for pointing out the factural errors in my post. This is a grave matter for me as I wrote the post solely in order to educate the ill-informed about Jesus and any factual mistakes therein are therefore of huge embarassment to me. Get a life, you silly yak.

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