chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Colm Daly
  
Number of games in database: 93
Years covered: 1990 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2301 (2322 rapid, 2270 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2380

Overall record: +34 -40 =19 (46.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 English (14) 
    A14 A12 A10 A13 A15
 Sicilian (4) 
    B29 B72 B44 B51
 English, 1 c4 e5 (4) 
    A28 A20
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (4) 
    D22 D23 D27
 Reti System (4) 
    A04 A06
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (12) 
    E62 E80 E67 E97 E92
 Sicilian (10) 
    B82 B42 B83 B46 B23
 French Defense (7) 
    C11 C05 C02
 Bogo Indian (6) 
    E11
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A46 D00 E00
 French (4) 
    C11
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   C Daly vs P Short, 2008 1-0
   A Greenfeld vs C Daly, 2008 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Union Championships (2008)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)

RECENT GAMES:
   Valentin Dragnev vs C Daly (Sep-12-16) 1-0
   C Daly vs Jarunpol Sajjapornthep (Sep-11-16) 1-0
   A Abdulwahhab vs C Daly (Sep-10-16) 0-1
   C Daly vs C F Morris (Sep-08-16) 1/2-1/2
   C Daly vs Tahina Hajanirina Rakotomaharo (Sep-06-16) 1-0

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Colm Daly
Search Google for Colm Daly
FIDE player card for Colm Daly


COLM DALY
(born Jul-16-1967, 49 years old) Ireland

[what is this?]
FIDE master. Irish champion in 1998, 1999, 2005, 2009, 2012 (jointly) and 2013.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 93  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Basman vs C Daly 1-0611990Eastbourne ch-GBA00 Uncommon Opening
2. C Daly vs Suba  0-1451992EUR-chT (Men) 10thB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
3. C Daly vs E Prie  0-1461992EUR-chT (Men) 10thA10 English
4. C Wians vs C Daly  0-1401992EUR-chT (Men) 10thA46 Queen's Pawn Game
5. E Mortensen vs C Daly  0-1641992EUR-chT (Men) 10thC11 French
6. F Rayner vs C Daly  ½-½481992EUR-chT (Men) 10thC11 French
7. C Daly vs A Muir  1-0561992EUR-chT (Men) 10thA14 English
8. C Daly vs M Rytshagov  ½-½671992EUR-chT (Men) 10thE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. C Daly vs A Defize  1-0441992EUR-chT (Men) 10thA14 English
10. C Daly vs Robatsch  0-1451992EUR-chT (Men) 10thA12 English with b3
11. C Daly vs Miles  0-1811993Dublin ztA10 English
12. G Timoshchenko vs C Daly  1-0351993Cappelle op 9thE92 King's Indian
13. Baburin vs C Daly 1-0411993Dublin MastersE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. C Daly vs Baburin  0-1471994M1 DublinA28 English
15. Baburin vs C Daly  1-0711994LimerickE00 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Baburin vs C Daly  ½-½451994Ballyfermot OpenE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
17. Baburin vs C Daly 1-0271994MatchE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
18. Baburin vs C Daly  1-0211994MatchE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
19. C Daly vs Baburin  0-1351994M3 DublinA28 English
20. Adianto vs C Daly  ½-½471994OlympiadE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
21. S Lukey vs C Daly  0-1211994OlympiadE97 King's Indian
22. C Daly vs Baburin 1-0401995BallyfermotD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
23. C Daly vs Baburin  0-12819954 Cork congressD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
24. Baburin vs C Daly  1-0631995Chess Festival Dublin IREE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
25. Nunn vs C Daly  1-0601996KilkennyC11 French
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 93  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Daly wins | Daly loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
May-25-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: He won a 5th Irish championship in 2013.
May-25-14  RedShield: Highly regrettable. We must work to ensure he doesn't win another.
May-25-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: Heh. I've tried, but he's better than me...
May-25-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <Dom> Played Daly once, in 1988.

Fairly interesting game, if he gave less attention to it than he might; for he was preoccupied playing blitz between moves with one of the strong habitués of Harvard Square.

If <zanzibar> has any back numbers of Chess Horizons to hand from early 1989, he will quickly find this game in one of them (a Saemisch KID), as it was annotated.

May-25-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: <perf> In the early 80s, I played a season as top board on a team in the main Dublin league. I was very heavily out-rated: I was about 1990, and most of my opponents were about 2300. I scored a horrible 1.5/10, and actually gained a few rating points (my predicted score was 1.4). In several of these games, I got good or at least equal positions, then was gradually ground down in the ending: this was the result against good players such as John Delaney, Tim Harding, Colm Barry and David Dunne. In just one game I was blown away in less than 25 moves. I even had White. The opponent was Daly, he played a Gruenfeld, and demolished me.
May-26-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: < Irish champion in 1998, 1999, 2005, 2009, 2012 (jointly) and 2013.>

<He won a 5th Irish championship in 2013.>

Somebody's bolloxed up.

May-26-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  SwitchingQuylthulg: Hopefully not me when I updated the bio yesterday. Until then it only listed the first four titles.
May-26-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: <Ohio> - <Somebody's bolloxed up.> Nah, somebody *miscounted*. Bolloxing up is more serious.
Jun-09-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  zanzibar: Here's more biographical data, plus picture, of Colm:

http://www.irlchess.com/players/col...

FM 1998

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.


NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC