Upcoming Events
Irish Junior Championships 2021
23–25 Oct 2021
Qualifying winners of each section will be awarded the title of Irish Champion for that age group.
GM Alex Baburin's midterm online chess camp
26–29 Oct 2021
Please use the form in the link above to sign up to our October 2021 midterm chess camp. As traditional camps are still not possible at present (if participants come from different schools), this camp will be on Zoom. We'll be also using the chesskid and chesslang platforms. This camp is for children aged 6 to 14. Complete beginners are welcome - they will have a dedicated instructor, going over the rules of chess and chess basics with them. Such students should start on Tuesday as we won't be covering the
1st Irish Bangla Chess Club Open Championships
29 Oct 2021
Guest players welcome.
Latest News
European Youth Chess Championship 2021 - Good Luck to Irish Players!
ChessMates 5th Edition - Monaco 2021 - Good luck Irish Junior Team !

The ChessMates 5th Edition - Monaco 2021 runs from Friday 8th October thru Sunday 10th. You can follow tournament here https://chess-results.com/tnr583231.aspx?lan=1&art=0

Autumn chess courses given by IM Mark Quinn

IM Mark Quinn has announced new autumn training courses.

Fresh from his appearance in the Italian Team Championships in Forli, Italy, last week where his team Venetian team Arzignano won promotion to the Masters Section in 2022, IM Mark Quinn has announced details of his Autumn courses for complete beginner, experienced beginner (700-1000 Elo), intermediate (1000-1300 Elo) and advanced adult students (1300-1800 Elo). Mark's website, Chess Bud, is now using a purpose built chess coaching portal to enhance the learning experience of all students.

Go check out https://chessbud.ie/courses/ for further details.

European youth and Junior Chess championship - Coaching assistance

EUROPEAN YOUTH & JUNIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 Volunteers needed to assist juniors for tournament preparation. Contact [email protected]

European youth and Junior Chess championship - Few places left

EUROPEAN YOUTH & JUNIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021. Few places left.. FIDE rated tournament.. Register ASAP

European Team Chess Championship 2021

Express your interest at www.icu.ie/events/1477.

AGM Zoom Link - open from 5.45pm for 6pm start
ICU Annual Report 2021

The 2021 Annual report, the 2020 AGM Minutes and the 2021 Accounts have been made available to ICU members.

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