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Colm Daly
Number of games in database: 84
Years covered: 1990 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2323 (2349 rapid, 2319 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.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 English (12) 
    A14 A15 A10 A13 A12
 English, 1 c4 e5 (4) 
    A28 A20
 Reti System (4) 
    A04 A06
 Sicilian (4) 
    B51 B44 B29 B72
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (4) 
    D22 D23 D27
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (12) 
    E62 E67 E80 E97 E70
 Sicilian (8) 
    B82 B58 B49 B42 B46
 Bogo Indian (6) 
    E11
 French Defense (6) 
    C11 C05 C02
 French (4) 
    C11
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A46 D00 E00
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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?]
   European Union Championships (2008)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)

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COLM DALY
(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.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 84  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. M Basman vs C Daly 1-061 1990 Eastbourne ch-GBA00 Uncommon Opening
2. C Daly vs A Muir  1-056 1992 EU-chT (Men)A14 English
3. C Wians vs C Daly  0-140 1992 EU-chT (Men)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. C Daly vs A Defize  1-044 1992 EU-chT (Men)A14 English
5. E Mortensen vs C Daly  0-164 1992 EU-chT (Men)C11 French
6. C Daly vs E Prie  0-146 1992 EU-chT (Men)A10 English
7. C Daly vs Suba  0-145 1992 Debrecen ETCB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
8. C Daly vs M Rytshagov  ½-½67 1992 EU-chT (Men)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. C Daly vs Robatsch  0-145 1992 tt ch EuropeA12 English with b3
10. F Rayner vs C Daly  ½-½48 1992 EU-chT (Men)C11 French
11. G Timoshchenko vs C Daly  1-035 1993 Cappelle op 9thE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
12. C Daly vs Miles  0-181 1993 Dublin ztA10 English
13. Baburin vs C Daly  1-041 1993 Dublin MastersE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. C Daly vs Baburin  0-135 1994 M3 DublinA28 English
15. Adianto vs C Daly  ½-½47 1994 OlympiadE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
16. C Daly vs Baburin  0-147 1994 M1 DublinA28 English
17. S Lukey vs C Daly  0-121 1994 31st olm finalE97 King's Indian
18. Baburin vs C Daly  1-071 1994 LimerickE00 Queen's Pawn Game
19. Baburin vs C Daly 1-027 1994 MatchE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
20. Baburin vs C Daly  ½-½45 1994 Ballyfermot OpenE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
21. Baburin vs C Daly  1-021 1994 MatchE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
22. C Daly vs Baburin 1-040 1995 BallyfermotD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
23. C Daly vs Baburin  0-128 1995 4 Cork congressD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
24. Baburin vs C Daly  1-063 1995 Chess Festival Dublin IREE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
25. Nunn vs C Daly  1-060 1996 It (open)C11 French
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 84  PGN Download
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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

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