Upcoming Events
The 7th Ulster Blitz Championships 2017
30 Dec 2017
Entry Fee: £10, Time Control: 3 minutes with a 2 sec increment, Registration: 11.00am
Irish New Year Norm Events 2018
3–7 Jan 2018
Entries must be confirmed with organiser before payment can be made.
The Irish 50+/65+ Championships 2018
3–7 Jan 2018
Both age groups (50+ and 65+) in one open event.
The ICU Winter Blitz 2018
7 Jan 2018
2 Sections: A FIDE Rated Open Blitz and an U1400 Blitz.
Latest News
The Irish 50+/65+ Championships 2018: Discount deadline in 4 days

The Irish 50+/65+ Championships 2018 runs from January 3-7 in the Talbot Hotel & Wednesday is the discount deadline. Join the 30 confirmed entrants here.

The landmark 50th Mulcahy Memorial 2018: 3 weeks to go

The 50th Mulcahy Memorial 2018 runs from January 12-14 in the Metropole Hotel, Cork. IM Lopez & FM Daly are current top seeds. Enter here.

Phil Hogarty Memorial: GM Pairings

GM pairings for Irish New Year Norm Events 2018 can now be seen here. IM pairings will be made next week.

FM Tom O'Gorman celebrates birthday in style

FM Tom O'Gorman won the top section of The 2017 LCU Christmas Blitz with a perfect score of 7/7. Report, photos & Crosstables for all sections to follow.

The Leinster Junior Championships 2018: 2 weeks to go

The Leinster Junior Championships 2018 will run from 1-4 January in the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan. Pay €20 & enter as many events as you like! Enter here.

Community Games 2018

Have you considered entering a team from your local area in the Community Games Chess 2018? More info here.

The Mick Germaine Cup 2017: Report

The Mick Germaine Cup 2017 for teams of junior players took place on 10th December in the Ierne Sports and Social Club. Read a full report here.

The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2018: 9 titled entrants

The 16th Annual Gonzaga Charity Classic 2018 will run from 26-28 January. Masters entrants are here. Enter here.

Philip Short & Alex Lopez
Philip Short & Alex Lopez
Ioana Miller
Ioana Miller
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