Upcoming Events
Blitz & U1600 events - Inaugural Irish Mind-Sports Championships (IMSC)
3–5 Mar 2017
There will be a 9 round Fide rated blitz on Friday night and a 5 round u1600 event running alongside the NCC and Sir Patrick Moore junior event. Both events have a prize fund of 1,000 euro.
The National Club Championship 2017 sponsored by AwardsAndGifts
4–5 Mar 2017
Online entry available below. Entries close on February 17th
Galway Chess Congress
10–12 Mar 2017
Entries can be made online through the website at http://www.galwaychess.com/galway-congress-2017/
The Cork Congress 2017
31 Mar – 2 Apr 2017
Dates are now confirmed. Round 1 Friday 8pm , Prizegiving Sunday around 6pm.
Junior Events
LCU Junior Grand Prix 1
26 Feb 2017
Registration 1.30pm – 2.00pm
Patrick Moore Cup (Ireland Vs Sussex)
4–5 Mar 2017
FIDE and ICU rated, 4 rounds, 75m + 15sec from move 1.
LCU Grand Prix 2
26 Mar 2017
Latest News
The Irish Junior Championships 2017

A second round of specials is now available for The Irish Junior Championships 2017 which will be held from April 7-9. Join the 80 confirmed entrants here.

Galway Chess Congress 2017

Galway Chess Congress will be in full swing in under two weeks! Details here

Cork Congress 2017

The Cork Congress 2017 will take place from 31st March - 2nd April in the Gresham Metropole Hotel. Details here.

Blitz & U1600 events as part of Irish Mind-Sports Championships (IMSC)

There is one day left to avail of early entry discounts to the Blitz & U1600 events - Inaugural Irish Mind-Sports Championships (IMSC). Each will have a €1,000 prize-fund. Enter here.

LCU Cups 2017

Entries are now being accepted for the Branagan Cup, Killane Shield & William Brennan Cup. Details here.

Junior Selection - Patrick Moore Cup (Ireland Vs Sussex) 2017

The JSC Selection Report for this event has been published.

Second Women's Chess Meeting in SGHC

The Second Women's Chess Meeting in SGHC takes place this Wednesday at 7.30pm-9pm. Details here. Our ladies have also received an Invitation to SGHC Annual Ladies Gala dinner.

Bunratty 2017 Report

Gerry Graham reports on the 24th Bunratty Chess Festival, held February 17th to 19th.

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