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Chess with Sam Collins

Colm Daly vs Sam Collins, Irish New Year GM Norm, Dublin 2018

4th February, 2018

Colm Daly vs Sam Collins

Irish New Year GM Norm, Dublin 2018

Last month, with sponsorship from Arthur Cox, the Irish Chess Union organised events with opportunities for Irish players to earn GM and IM norms. I tied for first in the top section with GM Korneev, securing my third GM norm. My game from round seven shows how deep opening theory can run in topical variations.

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