The Patrick Moore Cup was presented by the late Sir Patrick Moore for chess matches between the juniors of Ireland and Sussex County (see here for some reports on some previous encounters).
This year Sussex have agreed to travel to compete for the Cup over the weekend of March 4th - 5th in the Gresham Hotel, Dublin.
Selection for the Irish team will be made in the coming weeks. Juniors wishing to be considered for selection should be U18 on 1/1/17 and have an ICU rating of > 1400.
Interested juniors should confirm availability for selection, and, IF SELECTED, their availability to play for Ireland on Saturday and Sunday March 4th-5th in the Gresham Hotel, Dublin to firstname.lastname@example.org CC email@example.com by Wednesday February 15th.
Note this event is on at the same time as the NCC (National Club Championship).