Leinster championships: Roll of honour

1912     Charles J. Barry    (Sackville)    (First championship)
1913     Charles J. Barry    (Sackville)
1914     Charles J. Barry    (Sackville)
1915-1919    No championship
1920    Norman H. Wallace    (Dublin)
1921    T. G. [Thomas George] Cranston    (Dublin)
1922    Philip Baker    (Sackville)
1923     No championship
1924    J. T. Gerrard    (Blackrock ?)
1925     J. J. [James] Doyle    (Dublin)
1926    Philip Baker    (Sackville)
1927    Philip Baker or no championship held
1928    R. T. [Ralph Theodore] Varian    (Blackrock or Dublin)
1929    Patrick J. Laracy    (Dublin)
1930    J. T. Gerrard    (U.C.D.)
1931    Patrick J. Laracy    (Dublin)
1932     No competition
1933    Charles J. Barry    (Sackville)
1934    Charles J. Barry    (Sackville)
1935    J. J. O’Hanlon     (Blackrock)
1936    Thomas Cox    (Blackrock)
1937    Thomas Cox    (Blackrock)
1938    Thomas Cox    (Dublin)
1939    J. J. O’Hanlon     (Blackrock)
1940    Gerard Kerlin     (Sackville)
1941    Gerard Kerlin    (Sackville)
1942    Charles J. Barry     (Sackville)
1943    Joseph MacNeill    (Colmcille)
1944    John Casey     (Árd Craobh)
1945    Charles J. Barry     (Sackville)
1946    P. A. [Paddy] Duignan
1947    P. W. Whelan    (Dublin)
1948    Barney O’Sullivan     (Sackville)
1949    P. W. Whelan    (Dublin)
1950    P. A. [Paddy] Duignan     (Sackville)
1951    Austin Bourke     (Colmcille)
1952    Michael Schuster     (Dublin)
1953    O. A. [Oscar Aiden] Quigley     (Dublin)
1954    J. J. Walsh    (Clontarf)
1955    William Stanton    (Eoghan Ruadh)
1956    William Stanton    (Eoghan Ruadh)
1957    William Stanton    (Eoghan Ruadh)
1958    Matt Ryan    (Sackville)
1959    Michael Littleton    (U.C.D.)
1960    Dónal Déiseach    (Sackville)
1961    J. J. Walsh    (Dublin)
1962    P. J. Murphy    (Eoghan Ruadh)
1963    Michael Littleton
1964    Tony Dennehy     (Dublin)
1965    Wolfgang Heidenfeld     (Dublin)
1966    Paul Cassidy   (Kevin Barry) and Ray Cassidy   (Eoghan Ruadh)
1967    Eamon Keogh    (Eoghan Ruadh)
1968    Michael Littleton    (Collegians) and Ken O’Riordan    (Collegians)
1969    Eamon Keogh   (Eoghan Ruadh) and Wolfgang Heidenfeld   (Dublin)
1970    Eamon Keogh
1971    Eamon Keogh    (Ierne)
1972    Wolfgang Heidenfeld
1973    Ray Cassidy and Bernard Kernan
1974    Tony Doyle     (Kevin Barry)
1975    David Dunne
1976    Denis Healy
1977    David Dunne
1978    John Gibson
1979    Tony Doyle
1980    Paul Delaney    (Raheny)
1981    Tony Doyle    (Rathfarnham)
1982    Tony Doyle
1983    Colm Barry, Kevin McHugh, Padraig O Tuathill
1984    Pat Carton (Raheny) and Joe Noone (Sandymount)
1985    Eugene Curtin (Dundrum)
1986    John Delaney (Sandymount)
1987    Joe Ryan    (Dún Laoghaire)

1989    Jim McCarthy
1990    Stephen Brady
1991    Colm Daly
1992    Gerard O’Connell    (St. Benildus)
1993    Colm Barry and Gerard MacElligott
1994    Gerard MacElligott and (?)
1995    Joe Ryan (Dún Laoghaire) and Carles Battaghini (?)

1997    Stephen Brady and Colm Daly

1999    Mark Quinn    [joint with City of Dublin]

2001    Daire McMahon and Colm Daly    [joint with Irish Open]
2002    Joe Ryan    (Phibsboro)
2003    Stephen Brady    (Phibsboro)    [joint with Irish Open]
2004    Jörg Weidemann
2005    Alexander Baburin    (Kilkenny)
2006    Karl McPhillips    (T.C.D.)
2007    Gavin Wall
2008    David Fitzsimons    (Elm Mount)
2009    No competition
2010    David Fitzsimons    (Elm Mount)
2011    John Joyce    (Bray/Greystones)
2012    Colm Daly    (Bray/Greystones)    [joint with Malahide Millennium]
2013    Juri Firstov    [joint with Malahide Millennium]
2014    John Delaney   (Blanchardstown Juniors)   [joint with Malahide Millennium]
2015     Colm Daly (Bray/Greystones) [joint with Malahide Millennium]
2016     Colm Daly (Bray/Greystones) [joint with Malahide Millennium]
2017     Mel Ó Cinnéide (St. Benildus) [joint with Malahide Millennium]

  • Sources:
  • David McAlister, Leinster Championship, Irish Chess History web site.
  • 1912     Irish Times, October 26, 1912 p. 16, February 13, 1912 p. 1.
  • 1913     Irish Times, May 16, 1914 p. 24.
  • 1914     Irish Times, May 16, 1914 p. 24.
  • 1920     A. A. Luce, A History of Dublin Chess Club (1965), p. 25.
  • 1921     Irish Times, December 9, 1922 p. 18; A. A. Luce, A History of Dublin Chess Club (1965), p. 25.
  • 1922     A. A. Luce, A History of Dublin Chess Club (1965), p. 25.
  • 1925     David McAlister, The first Inter-City Match, Belfast -v- Dublin, February 1926, citing the Belfast News-Letter, February 8, 1926.
  • 1926     Irish Times, May 5, 1926 p. 10.
  • 1928     Irish Times, December 17, 1928 p. 4; A. A. Luce, A History of Dublin Chess Club (1965), p. 46.
  • 1929     Irish Times, October 2, 1929 p. 11.
  • 1930     Irish Times, October 11, 1930 p. 9.
  • 1932     Saturday Herald, November 26, 1932 p. 8.
  • 1946     J.J. Walsh, “Jim Walsh”, ICU web pages, March 1998.
  • 1954     J.J. Walsh, “Jim Walsh”, ICU web pages, March 1998.
  • 1961     J.J. Walsh, “Jim Walsh”, ICU web pages, March 1998.
  • 1983     Irish Times, October 6, 1983, p. 20.
  • 1986     Irish Times, May 1986, p. 8.
  • 1986 or 1987    Joe Ryan comment, these web pages, May 15, 2012.
  • 1995    Joe Ryan comment, this page, May 15, 2012.
  • 2003     Irish Open & Leinster Championships – Senior, CHESS IRELAND web pages, May 3, 2003.
  • 2013     John Shearan, Malahide Millenium/Leinster Championship 2013 Results, LCU Blog, May 6, 2013.
  • 2014     Colm Daly, Malahide Millenium Tournament 2014, Irish Chess Cogitations Blog, May 6, 2014.
  • 2016 Vincent Bissett, report, ICU web site, May 7, 2016.
  • 2017    Malahide Millennium/Leinster Champs 2017 Draw/Results/Info, Boards.ie, post #22.

Last updated May 2, 2017.

3 Responses to Leinster championships: Roll of honour

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  2. Joe Ryan says:

    1995 I tied joint first with a foreign student name of Carles Battaghini I think who was studying in Ireland at the time. There were just the two of us tied for first.

  3. Gerard MacElligott says:

    I also tied for first in 1994 but I forget with whom.

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