Upcoming Events
The Limerick Open 2019
26–28 Oct 2019
Online Entry below.
National Chess Month
1–30 Nov 2019
Fun Chess events.
Sona Irish Super Cup 2019
2–24 Nov 2019
Played over two weekends: Rounds 1-4 Nov 2-3. Rounds 5-7 Nov 23-24.
The Irish Women's Championship 2019
8–10 Nov 2019
5 round FIDE rated event to decide this year's Irish Women's Champion.
Latest News
Limerick Open 2019: Two weeks to go!

The Limerick Open 2019 will take place from October 26-28 in the South Court Hotel, Limerick. Online entry is now open here.

The Irish Women's Championship 2019: One Month to go!

The Irish Women's Championship 2019 will take place from November 8-10 in Buswells Hotel, Dublin 2. Enter here.

Irish Women's Championship Preview

ICU FIDE Arbiter Course: Entry now open

There will be an ICU FIDE Arbiter Course from 31 Jan-2 Feb in Gonzaga College. There is a reduced entry fee for ICU members; enter here.

The Irish 50+/65+ Championships 2020

The Irish 50+/65+ Championships 2020 runs from January 2-6 in the Talbot Hotel. There will be a €1200 prize fund. More Events:

The Irish New Year Norm Events 2020

The Irish New Year All-Play-Alls 2020

The Irish New Year Blitz 2020

Northern Quadrangular 2019 - Liverpool

Those U16 and U14 on 1/9/19 should register availability for selection here by 18th October 2019

Bunratty Chess Festival 2019

The Bunratty Chess Festival 2020 is now just 4 months away! It will be held from the 21-23 February in the Bunratty Castle Hotel. Details here.

Sona Youth Super Cup 2019 - expressions of interest open

We are seeking expressions of interest from top juniors to play in the second edition of the Sona Irish Super Cup 2019. More details here.

The Kilkenny Congress 2019

The Kilkenny Congress 2019 will take place from the 15-17 November in the Club House Hotel & the Ormonde Hotel. Entries can be made here.

Conor E. Murphy
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Ioana Miller
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