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IM Tarun Kanyamarala is the 101st Irish Chess Champion

The 101st edition of the Irish National Chess Championship took place from 2-10 July in Dublin. The event was played in 9 rounds, swiss system, with participation of 25 players.

18-year-old IM Tarun Kanyamarala convincingly won the event scoring unbeaten 8/9 points. Ireland’s youngest ever International Master will be the 50th person to hold the Irish Chess Champion perpetual trophy. GM Alexander Baburin claimed silver medal with 6.5 points, while FM Tom O’Gorman and FM Colm Daly tied for the third place. Tiebreak criteria favored FM Tom O’Gorman who eventually clinched bronze. (Scroll down for final rankings)

Read more: Switzerland announces National Chess Champions / Swedish National Chess Champions crowned in Uppsala / FM Murad Abdulla wins his third Scottish Chess Champion title

101st Irish National Chess Championship – Final rankings:

Rk. NameFEDRtgPts. TB1TB2TB3
1FMKanyamarala Tarun IRL23798374841
2GMBaburin Alexander IRL24006.5374832
3FMO’Gorman Tom IRL24016374934
4FMDaly Colm IRL21906374729
5FMO’Donnell Conor IRL22695.5374930
6FMLi Henry IRL23195.5344529
7 O’Cuilleanain Oisin IRL19365354526
8CMFlynn Jacob IRL21995324225
9 Kennedy John IRL20475293720
10CMCarroll Peter IRL21164.5374827
11FMRyan Joe IRL22704.5364825
12 O’Connell Gerard IRL20524.5324023
13 Venkatesan Kavin IRL20764.5303922
14 Mats Diana UKR20284324222
15 Keenan Cathal IRL18114303922
16 Cafolla Peter IRL19374293720
17 Fox Anthony IRL19454283518
18 Goss Alex IRL18593.5293718
19 Liu Jason IRL17463.5283416
20 O’Gorman Alice IRL20433.5273614
21 Ivanov Andrey IRL18443293617
22 Doyle Anthony IRL21162.5283613
23 Melaugh Gavin IRL2020125328.5
24 Murray Sam IRL1624124314
25 Keogh Eamon IRL19310.525323.5


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