The MUNSTERGROUP Insurance Clare Community Games Chess competitions for U-13 & U-16 were held on Sun 8th Mar in StFlannans College, Ennis. Only two teams participated in the U16 competition. Shannon beat Cratloe the newcomers to this event. In the U13 competition nine teams participated.The standard was high with some of the teams very evenly matched.
In the semi finals Shannon “A” beat Cratloe while Ennis St John’s “B” beat their “A” team. Shannon “A” won the Gold from Ennis St John’s “B” while Ennis St John’s “A” took the Bronze from Cratloe. This was Cratloes first time in the Chess competitions for many years .The co_ordinators were John Cassidy & Andrew Ingram. Shannon won the two finals and they now go on to represent Clare in the Munster finals in U.L. on July 4th.
- Shannon “A” – Conor McCormaic, Sam Meaney, Rafew Ahmed, Elijah Andres, Joshua Cesar, Adam McCoy, Thomas Power
- Ennis St John’s “B” – William Zhu, Rajat Maindobija, Noah Folan-Garcia, Ciaran MacManus, Liam Kavanagh
- Ennis “A” – Nicky Shapero, Diarmuid Kilroy, Brendan O’Connor, Jack Lynch, Dylan Murphy, Conor Hennessy
- Cratloe – Colm McElwain, Sean Spicer, John McAuliffe, Huw Gardner, Joe Quain, Denis Mundy, Jake Higgins
- Shannon – Ronan Singpurwala, Leon Pino, Darren Pradeep, Donal Pradeep, Jessica Danaher, Joseph Cesar
- Cratloe – Maria Healy, Michael Mundy, Cian McAuliffe, Matthew Gardner, Manuel Di Lucia, Savannah Caster, Amy Higgins
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