Glorney and Faber Cup
Glorney and Faber Cup Teams
The Glorney and Faber Cup teams are Teams that are made up of Junior Chess players.You get selected by being in the top six rated players in your age group.There is a U.12 team a U.14 team a U.18 team and a U.18 girls team made up of only girls(girls can enter another team as well if they wish too) The U.12 competition is called The Bernadette Stokes Cup.The U.14 competition is called The John Robinson Cup.The U.18 competition is called The Glorney Cup and the U.18 Girls competition is called the Faber Cup.You may also play for a higher age group if your rating is good enough and if you want to.To get a rating go to ICU= Irish chess Union and buy a membership.For more info go here -------> http://www.icu.ie/
Here is a link for the Provisional list of players who have a high chance of being selected for there age group teams.For more Info go here -----> http://www.icu.ie/articles/display.php?id=340
The cork chess club has 12 junior players and out that 12 8 of them are on the Irish Chess Union Rating list,out of that 8 4 made it onto the Provisional list.Which is very good think of it a third of the cork chess club junior players made the provisional list.
The May 2012 rating list came out which means the teams will be selected soon.Two more tournements will be held which will be included in the May 2012 rating list.
The Teams have been selected go here for more info ------->http://www.icu.ie/misc/reports/icu_isc_glorney_2012.pdf
The Glorney U.18 team has been altered a bit,Here are the changes....
Old Team Rating From | New Team Rating From
Kieran O'Riordan 2026 Cork | Conor O'Donnell 1946 Dublin
Conor O'Donnell 1946 Dublin | Hugh Doyle 1919 Cork
Hugh Doyle 1919 Cork | Oissine Murphy 1834 Galway
Ronan Magee 1908 Tralee | John Cormican 1811 Galway
John Courtney 1848 Kilkenny | Keegan O'Mahoney 1748 Cork
Please don't tell any scottish,Welsh or English people who might tell the Countries players so that these changes remain hidden :).Thank you in Advance :).