Upcoming Events
ICU FIDE Arbiter Course
31 Jan – 2 Feb 2020
The ICU will be running a FIDE Arbiter Course (in English) from the 31st January-2nd February. IA Alex McFarlane will be the lecturer. The course will take place in Gonzaga College SJ, Sandford Road, Ranelagh, Dublin. This has been signed off by FIDE who'll be publishing once the site reconstruction is complete.
The Dublin Blitz Championship 2020
2 Feb 2020
The qualifying winner will take home the title of Dublin Blitz Champion. Time Control: 3 minutes + 2 second increment. Generous prize fund: €500.
The Dublin Rapid Championships 2020
17 Feb 2020
The qualifying winner will take home the title of Dublin Rapid Champion. Entry fees below. Generous prize fund: 500 euro. Time Control: 10 minutes + 5 second increment.
The Bunratty Chess Festival 2020
21–23 Feb 2020
Online Entry will be available on event website from December 1.
Latest News
The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2020 starts tomorrow!
1-23
23-01-2020

The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2020 sponsored by CPL & MHL starts tomorrow! It will run from 24-26 January in Gonzaga College with all proceeds going to charity. Enter here.

The Irish Easter Festival 2020
1-22
22-01-2020

The ICU Easter Festival 2020 runs from April 8-12 in the Talbot Hotel. It will include 2 norm events, several all-play-alls & more. Enter here.

The Irish Team Blitz Championship 2020
1-21
21-01-2020

The Irish Team Blitz Championships 2020 will run from 6pm in the Talbot on March 1st. Open to anyone, time control is 3+2 & entry is €30 per team. Enter here.

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The Dublin Rapid Championship 2020
1-20
20-01-2020

The Dublin Rapid Championships 2020 will run from 6pm in Buswells on February 17th. Open to anyone, time control is 10+5 & prize fund is €500. Enter here.

The Dublin Blitz Championship 2020
1-19
19-01-2020

The Dublin Blitz Championship 2020 will run from 6pm in Gonzaga on February 2nd. Open to anyone, time control is 3+2 & prize fund is €500. Enter here.

Quality Chess Books
1-18
18-01-2020

Last chance to avail of discounted books via the ICU's Quality Books Order Jan 2020. Closing extended to Sun 26th. See here for details.

ICU FIDE Arbiter Course
1-17
17-01-2020

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 50th Irish National Club Championship
1-16
16-01-2020

The 50th Irish National Club Championship will run from 30-31 May in Blarney Woollen Mills Hotel, Cork. At least 3 teams will qualify for European Club Cup 2020. Enter here

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Irish Women's Champion
Irish Women's Champion
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