Ballyfermot

Series probably ran from 1985 to 2000.

1985

No information available

1986

2nd Ballyfermot Congress
November

1=4. C. Barry, K. Hynes, E. McMahon, E. O’Reilly 4.0/5

1987

3rd Ballyfermot Open
Mansion House Dublin
14 & 15 November

1. Tom Clarke 4.5
2=5. C. Barry, E. O’Reilly, J. Ryan, S. Brady 4.0

1988

Annual Ballyfermot Open
12 & 13 November
Mansion House Dublin

1. Stephen Brady 4.5
2=3. Joe Ryan, Edgar Guglar (Austria) 4.0
4=7. Roger Beckett, Colm Barry, Bernard Palmer, M. O’Brien 3.5

1989

1. John Redmond 4.5/5
2=4. Paul Kiely, John Joyce, John Nolan 4.0
(119 players overall in Congress)

1990

No tournament: “moved from its usual November slot” to the following February

1991

Ballyfermot Open
Mansion House Dublin
23-24 February 1991

1. Colm Daly 5.5
2=5. Colm Barry, John Buckley, Hugh Cummins, Mel Kennedy 4.0
6=9. K. Greer, S. Brady, K. Hynes, G. MacElligott 3.5 [Irish News]
6= inter alia Kilian Hynes, Stephen Brady, John Redmond 3.5 [Irish Chess Journal]

1992

Ballyfermot Open
Sponsored by Glen Abbey

1. Mark Quinn 4.5
2. Cormac Brady 4.0
3=5. Colm Barry, Mohammed Taher, David Goggins 3.5
(25 players)

1993

Ballyfermot Open
Sponsored by TSB
Mansion House

1. Colm Daly 4.5/5
2=3. Tom Clarke, Mark Quinn 4.0
(Over 150 entries in 3 sections)

1994

9th Ballyfermot Open
Mansion House
29-30 January

1=2. Alexander Baburin, Russell White (England) 4.5/5
3=5. Mel O’Cinneide, Gerry O’Connell, Gerry McElligott 4.0
(48 players)

1995

TSB sponsored Ballyfermot Congress
Mansion House, Dublin
28-29 January

1. J. Joyce 4.5/5
2=4. C. Daly, K. Butler, M. Quinn 4.0
(Total entry of 220 players in four sections)

1996

Ballyfermot Open
Abandoned due to death of Mr Desmond Perry, one of the competitors. Subsequently played 20-21 April

1. Stephen Brady 4.5/5
2. Colm Daly 4.0
3=4. J. Ryan, P. Reilly 3.5

1997

Ballyfermot Congress
30 January-1 February

1. J.Ryan 4.5/5
2. C.Daly 4.0
3. O.Dunne 3.5

1998

Ballyfermot CC Annual Tournament
Ierne Ballroom
January 31-1 February

1. Colm Daly 4.5/5
2. Stephen Brady 4.0
3=5. Adam Kelly, Jack Killane, Daire McMahon 3.5

1999

Ballyfermot Open
Ierne Ballroom
1-2 May

Cancelled

2000

14th Ballyfermot CC Open
Ierne Ballroom
28-30 January

1=2. D.McMahon, D.Path 4.5/5

One response to “Ballyfermot

  1. Leading standings for 1989 Open added.

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