Number of games in database: 84
Years covered: 1990 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2337 (2343 rapid, 2291 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2380
Overall record: +30 -37 =17 (45.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
A Greenfeld vs C Daly, 2008 1/2-1/2
C Daly vs P Short, 2008 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Chess Olympiad (2010)
European Union Championships (2008)
Chess Olympiad (2014)
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(born Jul-16-1967, 47 years old) Ireland
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|FIDE master. Irish champion in 1998, 1999, 2005, 2009, 2012 (jointly) and 2013.|
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| page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 84
|May-25-14|| ||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|| ||Domdaniel: Heh. I've tried, but he's better than me...|
|May-25-14|| ||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|| ||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|| ||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|| ||SwitchingQuylthulg: Hopefully not me when I updated the bio yesterday. Until then it only listed the first four titles.|
|May-26-14|| ||Domdaniel: <Ohio> - <Somebody's bolloxed up.>
Nah, somebody *miscounted*. Bolloxing up is more serious.|
|Jun-09-14|| ||zanzibar: Here's more biographical data, plus picture, of Colm:|
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