Upcoming Events
Chess Beyond the basics; a course for adult players
19–30 May 2022
A four session online course for adult improvers, hosted by GM Alexander Baburin.
Play for Ukraine Day
31 May 2022
Together we can all help. Either .. (1) play an fundraiser at your chess club & donate. And / Or (2) share the event flier with school(s) in our localities.
The Leinster Blitz Championship 2022
12 Jun 2022
Blitz at 6pm on Sunday, 12th June. Time Control: 3 minutes + 2 second increment. Free parking at the venue.
Galway Rapidplay 2022
18 Jun 2022
Latest News
Junior Internationals 2022 - Expression of interest by 20th May 2022
5-16
16-05-2022

Glorney Gilbert International 2022 here.

World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2022 here.

World Cadet U8, U10, U12 Championships 2022here.

EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2022here.

Olympiad 2022 - Irish Teams and Delegation announced
5-16
16-05-2022

The ICU is pleased to announce the Olympiad and FIDE GA 2022 - Irish Delegation. Full details here.

Kevin O'Connell
5-16
16-05-2022

Kevin O'Connell retires as ICU Delegate to FIDE and ECU after many years of distinguished service. More here.

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Olympiad 2022 - Selections
5-16
16-05-2022

The Selection Report for Olympiad 2022 has been published. See Related Article and Report.

Congratulations to those selected.

Irish Women's Chess Championship 2022 at Coláiste Éanna
5-11
11-05-2022
Junior Open
5-6
06-05-2022

The Master Chess Club - Junior Open will be on May 14th in St. Olaf's Dundrum. Details here

Glorney Gilbert International 2022 - Expression of interest
5-3
03-05-2022

Expression of interest by 13th May 2022. more details here.

ICU Membership for Ukrainians temporarily in Ireland
5-3
03-05-2022

Ukrainians offered complimentary non-voting ICU membership valid until 31st August 2023. Contact [email protected]

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