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Chess Club celebrate 90th birthday of member Vincent

Published 06/11/2013 | 05:22

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Vincent Denard who celebrated his 90th birthday recently plays one of the youngest members of Bray Chess Club, Sean Kilcullen (10).

THE members of Bray Chess Club had a special evening last Wednesday to celebrate the 90th Birthday of their oldest member; Vincent Denard.

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Vincent was presented with a 'chess cake' specially made by Liam McGarry of 'The Larder' in Bray.

The club president; Mervyn Honner made a presentation to Vincent of a

Tournament bag, containing a set board and digital clock, which is engraved: 'From all his friends in Bray-Greystones Chess Club.'

Vincent said he was very grateful to everyone and had not expected such a wonderful reception.

He and his friends then enjoyed a night of blitz chess fun with many of his friends.

'Long may he continue to make the right move,' said Mervyn.

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