Upcoming Events
Grandmaster School of Chess Online Summer Programme
21 Jun – 24 Aug 2020
Our Dublin-based ‘Grandmaster School of Chess’ is offering online chess
Return to Chess: Trial Games
18 Jul 2020
Initial limit of 10 players. 3pm start time so please be there for 2.30pm. Club-night atmosphere, any time controls permitted but if no agreement can be made then 90+30 will be the default time.
The 99th Irish Championship 2020
1–9 Aug 2020
Players rated above 1900 in the calendar year on either FIDE or ICU rating lists are permitted entry. All others must apply for wildcards to the event if they wish to play unless they won a qualifying event or are a past champion. 9-round, FIDE rated event. €4k prize fund.
The 50th Irish National Club Championship
22–23 Aug 2020
Postponed until August at the earliest.
Latest News
Online Olympiad 2020 Captain - closing date 16th July
7-12
12-07-2020

Expression of Interest for Ireland Captain for the FIDE Online Olympiad 2020 is now open here - deadline July 16.

Averbakh-Boleslavsky Award 2019 - Winner
7-11
11-07-2020

"Game Changer", by Matthew Sadler and Natasha Regan, is the winner of the Averbakh-Boleslavsky Award to the best book of 2019.

Irish Championship 2020: Guidelines and walk-through
7-9
09-07-2020

Irish Championship 2020: Guidelines and walk-through is now available. Return to Chess: Trial Games will be held on July 18th in Coláiste Éanna for the 1st 10 players interested. Enter the Irish here.

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European Online Chess Youth League Expression of Interest by 12th July
7-8
08-07-2020

European Online Chess Youth LeagueThose U16,U14 on 01/01/20 should register availability for selection here by 12th July 2020

FIDE Online Olympiad 2020
7-7
07-07-2020

The FIDE Online Olympiad 2020 will take place from July 22 to August 30. Express your interest here - deadline July 12.

ICU Club Team Battles, week 12
7-7
07-07-2020
Equipment Offer for Members / Clubs continues
7-2
02-07-2020

All now in stock (except Wooden e-boards/pieces).

To order see DGT Equipment Offer.

Selection report - Glorney Gilbert International 2020 published
7-2
02-07-2020

Selection report for Glorney Gilbert International 2020 - ONLINE published here

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Conor E. Murphy
Irish Women's Champion
Irish Women's Champion
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