WGM DINA BELENKAYA (2308) v BELFAST

Simultaneous Match

 

 

Left to right: Ross Harris, Brendan Jamison, WGM Dina Belenkaya, Gareth Annesley, Nial Troughton and Michael Sheerin

Thursday 22 February 2018

6:15pm to 11:45pm

LOCATION: Good Shepherd Centre, 511 Ormeau Rd, Belfast BT7 3GS. 

 

Congratultions to WGM Dina Belenkaya from Saint Petersburg who scored 25.5 in a 30 player simultaneous in Belfast. After five and a half hours, 4 victors emerged, Gareth Annesley, Ross Harris, Nial Troughton and Michael Sheerin (now his third GM simul victory in a row!) and Brendan Jamison held Dina to a draw. Meanwhile Edward Khanzharov was awarded the title of 'Last Man Standing'.

 

'Last Man Standing' Edward Khanzharov with WGM Dina Belenkaya

Right to left: Adam Rushe, Rhys McLean, Michael Wong, Sam Flanagan, Geoff Hindley, Clare McConkey and William Storey

Left to right: Louie McConkey, Vincent O'Brien, Adrian Dornford-Smith, Ranjit Singh and Michael Sheerin

Right to left: Chris Armstrong, Nial Troughton, James Wong, Brian Fitzsimons, Adam Fitzsimons, Dexter Harris, Calvin Harris, Daniil Zelenchuk, Dmitry Zelenchuk and Pat McKillen

Left to right: WGM Dina Belenkaya, Robert Lavery, Ross Harris, Sorcha Breen and Damien Cunningham

Left to right: Michael Wong, Rhys McLean, Adam Rushe,

Brendan Jamison and WGM Dina Belenkaya

Left to right: Michael Wong, Rhys McLean, Adam Rushe, Brendan Jamison, WGM Dina Belenkaya,

Jim Finnegan, John Bradley, Louie McConkey, Adrian Dornford-Smith, Ranjit Singh,

Michael Sheerin, Sam Flanagan and William Storey on the near right corner

Left to right: Jim Finnegan, Louie McConkey, Adrian Dornford-Smith, Vincent O'Brien,

Robert Lavery, Sorcha Breen, Ross Harris and Damien Cunningham

Left to right: Michael Wong, Rhys McLean, Adam Rushe,

Brendan Jamison, Jim Doak and Louie McConkey

Left to right: Gareth Annesley, WGM Dina Belenkaya, Calvin Patterson

Dexter Harris, Adam Fitzsimons and Brian Fitzsimons

 

 PLAYERS

 

Adam Rushe

 

Louie McConkey

 

Brendan Jamison

 

 

Daniil Zelenchuk

 

Dmitry Zelenchuk

 

Dexter Harris

 

 

 

 

Cathal Murphy

 

William Storey

 

Stephen Rush (no show)

 

 

 

Michael Sheerin

 

 

 

Adam Fitzsimons

 

Brian Fitzsimons

 

 

Ranjit Singh

 

Nial Troughton

 

 

 

Gareth Annesley

 

 

James Wong

 

Geoff Hindley

Calvin Patterson

 

 

Ross Harris

 

Adrian Dornford-Smith

 

Rhys McLean

 

 

Eddie Khanzharov

 

Chris Armstrong

 

 

Jim Finnegan

 

 

 

Damien Cunningham

 

Dennis Thorpe

 

 

Pat McKillen

 

 

 

Michael Wong

 

 

Robert Lavery

 

 

Vincent O'Brien

 

 

 

WGM Dina Belenkaya with Brendan Jamison at the Kalininsky Chess School, Saint Petersburg, Russia, August 2017

 

 

 

HISTORY OF BELFAST

GRANDMASTER SIMULS

 

2017

 

 

 

GM Mark Hebden v Belfast

Thursday February 16, 2017

31 player simultaneous

Location: Royal Belfast Academical Institution

Result: Hebden won 26 games, with 2 draws and 3 losses

Mikhail Pavlov, Modestas Razbadauskas and Michael Sheerin defeated GM Mark Hebden. He was held to a draw by Daniil Zelenchuk and Stephen Rush. For full report please click here

 

 

2016

 

 

 

GM Simon Williams v Belfast

Thursday February 18, 2016

32 player simultaneous

Location: Royal Belfast Academical Institution

Result: Williams won 26 games, with 3 draws and 3 losses

Ross Harris, Brendan Jamison and Michael Sheerin defeated GM Simon Williams. He was held to a draw by Mark Newman, Stephen Morgan and Andrew Todd.

 

2015

 

 

 

GM Nigel Short v Belfast

Thursday February 19, 2015

38 player simultaneous

Location: Royal Belfast Academical Institution

Result: Short was completely undefeated. He won 36 games, with 2 draws and zero losses

Calum Leitch and Soren Jensen held GM Nigel Short to a draw

 

2014

 

 

 

GM Gawain Jones v Belfast

Wednesday May 14, 2014

28 player simultaneous

Location: Royal Belfast Academical Institution

Result: Jones was completely undefeated. He won 26 games, with 2 draws and zero losses

David Houson and Alan Thomason held GM Gawain Jones to a draw

 

2013

 

 

 

GM Nigel Short v Belfast

Tuesday February 26, 2013

29 player simultaneous

Location: Royal Belfast Academical Institution

Result: Short was completely undefeated. He won all 29 games, with zero draws and zero losses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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