There were a lot of hard fought games in this round. The main feature was Finn’s Vellamurphy’s great play is getting a deserved draw against the much higher rated Liam Hearns. Full results were:

Results

No Name           Rating Total   Result  Name           Rating Total  
1 Fox, Tony 1985 [0] 1:0 Lohan, Martin 1626 [0]
2 Vellamurphy, Finn 1060 [0] .5:.5 Hearns, Liam 1785 [0]
3 Butler, Eddie 1769 [0] 1:0 Farrell, Liam 1041 [0]
4 Daly, Richard 902 [0] 0:1 Cassidy, Paul 1720 [0]
5 Beryozkin, Sergey 1678 [0] 1:0 Thornton, Luke 638 [0]
6 Murphy, Peter [0] 0:1 O'Connell, David 1642 [0]
7 Jackson, Peter 1634 [0] 1:0 Smyth, Eoin [0]
8 Smith, Bernard [0] 0:1 O'Shea, Danny [0]
9 O'Boyle, Paddy [0] 1:0 BYE
10 O'Reilly, Dermot 726 [0] .5:.5 BYE