Upcoming Events
The Leinster Junior Chess Grand Prix: First event
22 Oct 2017
The first competition hosted by Inchicore and will take place in Our lady of good counsel BNS, Mourne Road, Drimnagh.
The Limerick Open 2017
28–30 Oct 2017
Online Entry available below.
The Irish Women's Championship 2017
10–12 Nov 2017
5 round FIDE rated event to decide this year's Irish Women's Champion.
The Kilkenny Congress 2017
17–19 Nov 2017
Online entry now open - as usual, a free blitz will take place on Sunday night.
Latest News
Irish New Year Norm Events 2018: 4 places left

Irish New Year Norm Events 2018 will run from 3-7 January in the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan & already includes 10 Irish players with 16 of the 20 places filled.

Diarmuid Carey RIP

We have learned the sad news of Diarmuid Carey's passing. Our condolences to his family & friends.

Junior Selection - Sir Patrick Moore 2018

Juniors aged 8-18 looking to be selected to play for Ireland in the Patrick Moore Cup 2018 (Ireland Vs Sussex) should register their interest here by 30 Nov.

The Limerick Open 2017: 50 confirmed entrants

The Limerick Open 2017 is just 10 days away & runs from October 28-30 in the Kilmurray Lodge Hotel. Join top seeds IM Miron, & IM Valdes here.

The Kilkenny Congress 2017: 90 confirmed entrants

The Kilkenny Congress 2017 has just passed the 90 entrant mark with 1 month to go. This year's event runs from the 17-19 November. Join them here.

The Leinster Junior Chess Grand Prix: First event this Sunday

The Leinster Junior Chess Grand Prix: First event will take place this Sunday in Our Lady of Good Counsel BNS. Enter online here with further details here.

European Club Cup 2017: A record 3 Irish teams

There were 3 Irish clubs at the European Club Cup 2017: Gonzaga, Benildus & Adare. More details here.

The Irish Women's Championship 2017

WFMs Ioana Miller & Diana Mirza are top seeds for The Irish Women's Championship 2017 which runs from November 10-12 in Buswells Hotel. Join them here

Philip Short & Alex Lopez
Philip Short & Alex Lopez
Monika Gedvilaite
Monika Gedvilaite
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