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Bunratty Masters Tournament

Gerardo Artola Pola2/6(+1 -3 =2)[games]
Paul Wallace2.5/6(+2 -3 =1)[games]
Luke McShane5/6(+4 -0 =2)[games]
Mark Hebden5/6(+4 -0 =2)[games]
Nigel Short4.5/6(+3 -0 =3)[games]
Matthew J Turner4.5/6(+4 -1 =1)[games]
David Howell4.5/6(+4 -1 =1)[games]
David Fitzsimons4.5/6(+3 -0 =3)[games]
Adam Hunt4.5/6(+3 -0 =3)[games]
Bogdan Lalic4.5/6(+3 -0 =3)[games]
Peter K Wells4/6(+3 -1 =2)[games]
Mark Heidenfeld4/6(+3 -1 =2)[games]
Conor O'Donnell4/6(+3 -1 =2)[games]
Alexander Baburin4/6(+3 -1 =2)[games]
John McMorrow4/6(+4 -2 =0)[games]
Richard A Bates3.5/6(+3 -2 =1)[games]
Sam E Collins3.5/6(+3 -2 =1)[games]
Simon Kim Williams3.5/6(+3 -2 =1)[games]
Alex Astaneh Lopez3.5/6(+3 -2 =1)[games]
Peter Carroll3.5/6(+3 -2 =1)[games]
Marijus Vicas3.5/6(+3 -2 =1)[games]
Jonathan Pein3.5/6(+3 -2 =1)[games]
Gabriel Voiteanu3.5/6(+3 -2 =1)[games]
Alan J Walton3.5/6(+2 -1 =3)[games]
Tom O'Gorman3/6(+2 -2 =2)[games]
Fiona Steil-Antoni3/6(+2 -2 =2)[games]
Blair N Connell3/6(+3 -3 =0)[games]
Malcolm Pein3/6(+3 -3 =0)[games]
Aidan M Rawlinson3/6(+2 -2 =2)[games]
Gabor Horvath3/6(+2 -2 =2)[games]
Frans Wolferink3/6(+3 -3 =0)[games]
Henry Li2.5/6(+2 -3 =1)[games]
* (52 players total; 20 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
Bunratty Masters (2019)

The 26th Bunratty Masters was a 6-round Swiss open (rating >2000) taking place from 22-24 February in Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty, Ireland. Players received 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 15-second increment starting from move 1. First prize: 1,000 euros; 2nd prize: 500 euros. If a tie for first place, the top two players in order of Median Buchholz score would have a blitz (3 min + 2 sec) playoff to decide the title. (1, 2) Chief arbiter: Ted Jennings. (3)

Luke McShane and Mark Hebden shared first with 5/6 and 750 euros each, after which McShane won the blitz playoff by 2-1 to take the title.

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(1) chess24: Bunratty Masters 2019 (2) (3)

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 151  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Howell vs G Machin  1-0392019Bunratty MastersA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
2. A J Walton vs McShane  0-1482019Bunratty MastersA45 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Short vs S Moran 1-0212019Bunratty MastersC01 French, Exchange
4. J O'Connor vs M J Turner  0-1612019Bunratty MastersC29 Vienna Gambit
5. S Williams vs Shane Melaugh 1-0352019Bunratty MastersA45 Queen's Pawn Game
6. G Voiteanu vs Baburin  1-0482019Bunratty MastersD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. A A Lopez vs K Moynihan  0-1372019Bunratty MastersA80 Dutch
8. A Rawlinson vs M Hebden  ½-½442019Bunratty MastersE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
9. B Lalic vs F Wolferink  1-0302019Bunratty MastersA16 English
10. Colin Menzies vs P K Wells  0-1232019Bunratty MastersA15 English
11. S Collins vs G Horvath  1-0482019Bunratty MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
12. C Nettleton vs A Hunt  ½-½362019Bunratty MastersB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. M Heidenfeld vs Gavin Melaugh  1-0392019Bunratty MastersB07 Pirc
14. A Fox vs R Bates  0-1232019Bunratty MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
15. C O'Donnell vs C Fegan  1-0352019Bunratty MastersD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. Hugh Doyle vs M Vicas  ½-½292019Bunratty MastersA04 Reti Opening
17. D Fitzsimons vs J Fehr  1-0342019Bunratty MastersC05 French, Tarrasch
18. P Carroll vs M Pein 1-0262019Bunratty MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
19. B Connell vs J McDonnell  1-0312019Bunratty MastersD02 Queen's Pawn Game
20. J McMorrow vs Henry Li  0-1292019Bunratty MastersC58 Two Knights
21. K Delaney vs P O'Neill  1-0362019Bunratty MastersD02 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Gerardo Artola Pola vs T O'Gorman  0-1482019Bunratty MastersB20 Sicilian
23. I Gelip vs Jacob Flynn  ½-½262019Bunratty MastersC41 Philidor Defense
24. A Byrne vs F Steil-Antoni  0-1372019Bunratty MastersC53 Giuoco Piano
25. P Wallace vs E Keogh  1-0182019Bunratty MastersB40 Sicilian
 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 151  PGN Download
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  Sargon: Complete results have been added to the database for the 26th Bunratty Masters (2019) held February in Ireland.
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