Upcoming Events
The ICU January Blitz
20 Jan 2019
Entry fees below - discount deadline on Friday, January 18 where rates rise by €5. Generous prize fund: €500. Time Control: 3 minutes + 2 second increment.
The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2019 sponsored by CPL & MHL Hotel Collection
25–27 Jan 2019
As usual, all proceeds go to charity! CPL, MHL Hotel Collection and modern-chess.com are event sponsors.
Newry Rapidplay: ICU/UCU Joint-event
2 Feb 2019
Registration and payment
Latest News
Gerry McCarthy RIP

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

Senior Events 2019: Last Chance

We are seeking expressions of interest for World Senior Team Championships 50+ & 65+ & European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019. This is members last chance as we must inform FIDE of our teams soon.

ICU January Blitz - Sunday 20th

The ICU January Blitz will run on Sunday 20th Jan in the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. There will be a generous €500 prize fund. Details & online entry here.

The Mulcahy Memorial 2019: Alex Lopez claims 13th title

IM Alex Lopez claimed his 13th Mulcahy title this weekend with a perfect score of 6/6. Results here.

Junior Selection News: Coaching, Patrick Moore and Glorney

News re Junior Squad Coaching, the Patrick Moore Cup and the Glorney Gilbert International published today here.

Norm Success for two Irish abroad

Conor Murphy tied for 1st in Hastings this week earning his 1st IM norm & Trisha Kanyamarala claimed a WIM norm in Mumbai. Many Congrats!

High Level Training Seminar

We are seeking expressions of interest in a 3-day High Level Training Seminar with GM Jacob Aagard for players rated 2100 & above. Details here.

Bunratty Chess Festival 2019: Online Entry Open

Online entry is open for the Bunratty Chess Festival 2019 which will take place from 22-24 February in the Bunratty Castle Hotel. Full details here.

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