Upcoming Events
FIDE Arbiters course
9–11 Dec 2022
FA course run by the ICU with instructor Alex McFarlane, in Colaiste Eanna.
The Mick Germaine Cup 2022
11 Dec 2022
It will be a six round swiss event open to teams of 4 players who are U16 from schools or chess clubs. The entry fee is €20 per team.
The 2022 LCU Christmas Blitz
21 Dec 2022
Registration will be from 7.45pm onward. Round 1 8.15pm. Entry fee is €5.
Latest News
ChessMates 7th Edition - Ireland 2023 - Expression of interest by 21st Dec 2022
12-6
06-12-2022

Ireland is hosting ChessMates 2023 here.

Kilkenny Chess Congress Report
11-24
24-11-2022

A report by Gerry Graham on the 2022 Kilkenny Chess Congress can be seen here

The Kilkenny Congress 2022: Over 250 entrants!
11-23
23-11-2022

There are 250+ entries for The Kilkenny Congress 2022 which runs from the 25-27 November in the Club House Hotel & the Ormonde Hotel. Enter here.

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LCU Christmas Blitz 2022
11-22
22-11-2022

The 2022 LCU Christmas Blitz will take place in Ierne S&S Club on December 21st. The entry fee is €5 & registration is from 7.45pm. Enter here.

The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2023
11-21
21-11-2022

The 19th Gonzaga Charity Classic 2023 will take place from 27-29 January. The 2020 event raised €3,000 for charity & had over 200 entrants. Enter here.

FIDE Rated Ulster Events
11-20
20-11-2022

Our calendar has now been updated with a number of FIDE rated events in Ulster:

Omagh Rapidplay Championship (FIDE Rated)

Ulster Blitz Championship (FIDE Rated)

Leinster Junior Chess Championships 2023
11-16
16-11-2022

The Leinster Junior Championships 2023 will take place from 3-8 January in the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. The next 10 entries will get a 5 euro discount here.

The Irish U1400 & 1300-1700 Championships 2023
11-15
15-11-2022

The Irish U1400 Championships 2023 & The Irish 1300-1700 Championship 2023 will take place on the 5-6 & the 7-8 January in Stillorgan's Talbot Hotel. Enter here & here.

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