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Chess 01-08

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Chess has become a large part of the extra curricular programme in the High School since 2000, when a 1st Yr competiton was begun. Since then, the school has gone from strength to strength, twice being Ulster Champions, and once winning the Drogheda Concentrates in 2006.


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1st Yr Chess

This takes place in R4 every Monday at 12:25. Chess clocks are used so that the games last no longer than 30 minutes. This gives time for lunch afterwards. Training is given to students who cannot play. The students are then split into groups and play each other twice on a league basis. The top two from each group then progress to the knock-out stages of the competition. There are great cash prizes on offer to the top four students.

Winner 2008 - Dean Jones

Winner 2007 - John O'Shea

Winner 2006 - Kyle Duff

Winner 2005 - Fintan Kelly

Winner 2004 - Neil McEnaney

Winner 2003 - Jason Murray

Winner 2002 - Reamonn Martin

Winner 2001 - Ashley Boyle

The Drogheda Concentrates Schools League 2007/08

This competiton consists of six teams from Louth/ Monaghan/ Meath who play each other on a league basis. Last year (2005-2006) we became the first team outside Leinster to ever win this prestigious event. There are eight players on each team.

2007-2008 Panel: J Murray, J McMahon, C Ward, S McQuillan, C Callaghan, F Kelly, N McEnaney, C O'Reilly, K Duff, K O'Reilly, R McEnaney, D McClean, S Hayes, K Mitchell,

Results to date:

High School 5 - 3 St Oliver's Drogheda

High School 6 - 2 Dunleer

Wed 30th Jan: High School 7.5 - 0.5 Our Lady's Drogheda

St Mary's Dundalk 0 - 8 High School

Drogheda Grammar School 5.5 - 2.5 High School




The Drogheda Concentrates Schools League 2006/07

2006-2007 Panel: R Martin (c), B Wakely, J Murray, J Jose, C Ward, F Kelly, C O'Reilly, N McEnaney, K Duff, K O'Reilly, R McEnaney

Results :

Thurs Nov 9th: St Olivers Drogheda 0 - 8 High School

Wed Dec 13th: Dunleer 2 - 6 High School

Wed Jan 31st: Greenhills Drogheda 2 - 6 High School

Wed March 28th: High School 4 - 4 St Mary's Drogheda

Fri May 4th : High School 5 - 3 Drogheda Grammar

HIGH SCHOOL FINISH SECOND




The Drogheda Concentrates Schools League 2005/06


2005/2006 Panel: K O'Scolaigh, C Duffy, P Winters, B Wakely, S O'Farrell, F McDuffie, R Martin, C Ward, J Murray, J Jose, C O'Reilly, N McEnaney, F Kelly



Results to date:

November 16th: High School 7.5, Our Ladys Greenhills Drogheda 0.5.

January 18th: High School 6 , St Olivers Drogheda 2

March 8th: Drogheda Grammar School 2, High School 6.

March 13th: St Mary's Dundalk 1, High School 7.

HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONS!


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