Refinery CC-Maurice Fitzgibbon Memorial Open

Tournament is likely to have started in 1974. Limited information is available.

1975

Started 26 August
Schedule – 8 rounds, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Standings after 4 rounds:
1. A. McCarthy 4.0
2=7. P. Short (+ 1 adj), C. Quigley (+ 1 adj), M. O’Shea, L Roche, J. Moloney, T. O’Leary 3.0

1976

1=2. Anthony McCarthy, Kevin James 6.0/7
(James won play-off)
3. B. Desmond 5.5

1977

1. Anthony McCarthy 6.0/6
2. Colm Quigley 5.0
3=5. T. O’Leary, K. James, K. O’Shea 4.0

1978

1. Anthony McCarthy 5.5/6
2. C. O’Shaughnessy 5.0

1979

Starting 22 August
Schedule – one game per week

1=2. L. Roche, Anthony McCarthy 5.0/6
(Roche awarded title on tie-break)
3=4. D. Mortell, T. O’Leary 4.5
5=6. J. Quigley, K. Desmond 4.0
7. M. Kennedy 3.5

1980

Metropole Hotel, Cork
31 October-2 November

1. Philip Short 5.0/5
2. C. Russell 4.0
3. P. Dillon 3.5

1981

Cork Bridge Club
6-8 November

1982

Cork Bridge Club
19-21 November

1983

Grosvenor Hotel
18-20 November

1985

Cork Bridge Club
16-17 November

1. Mel Kennedy 4.5/5

1987

Cork Bridge Club
14-16 November

1. Martin Crichton 4.5/5
2=3. Philip Short, P.J. Rea 4.0

4 responses to “Refinery CC-Maurice Fitzgibbon Memorial Open

  1. Martin Crichton

    1987
    Cork Bridge Club
    14-16 November
    1. Martin Crichton 4.5/5
    2-3. Philip Short, P.J. Rea 4/5

  2. Thanks Martin. That’s a nice win to have on your palmares. Details now added above.

  3. 1985, Mel Kennedy scored 4.5/5, so I guess I came first 🙂

  4. Thanks Mel, result now added above.

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