Category Archives: Connacht champions

Did Diskin resign in a winning position?

The last post gave P. A. Duignan’s brilliancy prize win against P. Diskin in the 1949 Irish championship in Galway. But there’s a flaw! David McAlister spotted that Diskin may have been winning in the final position. White’s last move … Continue reading

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Duignan-Diskin, Irish championship, Galway 1949 (brilliancy prize)

Returning to J. J. Walsh’s unpublished manuscript of selected Irish games, the next on the list is another win by P. A. (Paddy) Duignan, this time against P. Diskin in the 1949 Irish championship in Galway, winning the tournament brilliancy … Continue reading

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