Gorey Xmas rapid
Gorey Chess club held their annual Christmas Blitz Competition last Monday 15th December. A record 18 players partook in the contest including players from Wexford and Wicklow.
At the end of the 6 round competition, the first seed and Irish International player, Mel O'Cinneide shared 1st place with the second seed Manuel Gardenes with a score of 5/6. The event was very closely contested and 6 players, Eddie Humphrey, Syd Cassidy, Martin Brehov, John Halpenny, Denis Doyle and Seamus Halpenny shared 3rd place. An enjoyable night was had by all and thanks is extended to all participants.
Happy Christmas to all members and friends of Gorey Chess Club.