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Colm Daly
C Daly 
Number of games in database: 164
Years covered: 1990 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2253 (2214 rapid, 2078 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2380

Overall record: +52 -76 =36 (42.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English (23) 
    A14 A13 A10 A12 A15
 Sicilian (8) 
    B44 B81 B67 B72 B29
 English, 1 c4 e5 (6) 
    A28 A20 A21
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (5) 
    D22 D23 D27 D20
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D85 D78
 Reti System (5) 
    A04 A06
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (19) 
    B82 B58 B46 B25 B23
 King's Indian (19) 
    E62 E67 E80 E60 E71
 French Defense (12) 
    C05 C11 C02 C12
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A46 D01 D00 E10 A45
 French Tarrasch (6) 
 Bogo Indian (6) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   C Daly vs P Short, 2008 1-0
   Greenfeld vs C Daly, 2008 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Target Recruitment Masters (2001)
   Irish Championship (2008)
   Isle of Man Open (1998)
   Dublin Zonal (1993)
   Linares Zonal (1995)
   Isle of Man Open (1999)
   European Team Championship (1992)
   European Team Championship (1997)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
   European Union Championship (2008)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)

   🏆 Philip Hogarty Mem GM
   C Daly vs C O'Donnell (Jan-05-19) 1-0
   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

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(born Jul-16-1967, 55 years old) Ireland

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FIDE master. Irish champion in 1998, 1999, 2005, 2009, 2012 (jointly) and 2013.

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 196  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Daly vs I Weerakoon  1-0301987World Junior ChampionshipE17 Queen's Indian
2. C Daly vs B Martin  1-0561987World Junior ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
3. Sinatra Dharma vs C Daly  ½-½231987World Junior ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
4. M R Burgess vs C Daly  1-0741987World Junior ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
5. C Daly vs Degraeve  0-1391987World Junior ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
6. C Daly vs I Datu  0-1611987World Junior ChampionshipD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. C Daly vs L B Hansen  0-1371987World Junior ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
8. C Daly vs D Medard  1-0301987World Junior ChampionshipB56 Sicilian
9. T Kokkila vs C Daly  1-0451987World Junior ChampionshipB44 Sicilian
10. T Reilly vs C Daly  1-0431987World Junior ChampionshipE70 King's Indian
11. T Oparaugo vs C Daly  0-1191987World Junior ChampionshipB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
12. C Daly vs H Al Khater  1-0231987World Junior ChampionshipD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. M Basman vs C Daly 1-0611990British ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
14. C Daly vs S Lalic  1-0491990British ChampionshipD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
15. V Ravikumar vs C Daly  1-0471990British ChampionshipB08 Pirc, Classical
16. J C Hawksworth vs C Daly  1-0451990British ChampionshipE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
17. C Daly vs L Cooper  0-1181990British ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
18. C Daly vs Lengyel  1-0161991Metz opA30 English, Symmetrical
19. S Brady vs C Daly  0-1311991Dublin opB40 Sicilian
20. C Daly vs S Brady  0-1531991IRL-chA25 English
21. M Heidenfeld vs C Daly  0-1231991IRL-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
22. C Daly vs N McDonald  0-1451991British ChampionshipA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
23. Ward vs C Daly  1-0451991British ChampionshipE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
24. C Daly vs A Ledger  0-1801991British ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
25. S W Clarke vs C Daly  1-0321991British ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  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.
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  Domdaniel: Heh. I've tried, but he's better than me...
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  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 habitu├ęs 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.

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  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.
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  OhioChessFan: < Irish champion in 1998, 1999, 2005, 2009, 2012 (jointly) and 2013.>

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

Somebody's bolloxed up.

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  SwitchingQuylthulg: Hopefully not me when I updated the bio yesterday. Until then it only listed the first four titles.
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  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:

FM 1998

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