Irish Championship 2008

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Basic data

Irish Championship 2008
Dates July 5-13, 2008
City Dublin
Venue Academy Plaza Hotel, 10-14 Findlater Place, Dublin 1
Organiser Michael Crowe
Arbiter Michael Crowe
Players participating 32
Games played 134
Competition format 9-round Swiss
Eligibility Open (no nationality or rating restrictions), but only Irish players were eligible for the title of Irish champion
Time control 40 moves in 2 hours, 20 moves in the next 1 hour, remaining moves in 30 minutes
FIDE rated? Yes (ID 14004)
Games available 133 (missing Uí Laighléis–Cafolla, round 4)
Concurrent events
Sponsor Island Oil & Gas
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Tournament review

See Mark Orr's tournament report on the ICU web site.


Interesting games

         Benson, Oisín P. – O'Connell, Gerard      0-1

         Weeks, Manuel – Boyle, Bernard      1-0

         Redmond, John P. – Griffiths, Ryan-Rhys      1-0

         Boyle, Bernard – Cafolla, Peter      1-0

         Greenfeld, Alon – Hebden, Mark      1-0

         Cafolla, Peter – Porter, Liam      0-1

         Baburin, Alexander – Greenfeld, Alon      ½-½

         Daly, Colm – Duffy, Séamus      1-0

         Boyle, Bernard – Benson, Oisín P.      ½-½

         O'Connell, Gerard – Daly, Justin      1-0

         Short, Philip – Conquest, Stuart      1-0

         Loughran, John – O'Connell, Gerard      0-1

         Baburin, Alexander – Jessel, Stephen      1-0

         Greenfeld, Alon – Weeks, Manuel      1-0

         Benson, Oisín P. – Healy, John      0-1

         Conquest, Stuart – Greenfeld, Alon      0-1

         Griffiths, Ryan-Rhys – Loughran, John      1-0

         Short, Stephen – Keogh, Eamon      0-1

         Conquest, Stuart – Baburin, Alexander      0-1

         Jessel, Stephen – Daly, Colm      1-0