Upcoming Events
The ICU Spring Grand Prix Series 2021
17 Jan – 28 Mar 2021
Free entry to ICU Members.
The ICU Spring Team Blitz League
22 Jan – 26 Mar 2021
A 10 round, team blitz on lichess open to all ICU/UCU members.
GM Alex Baburin's Pawn Play Chess webinar
23–24 Jan 2021
Participants will learn how to use pawns in attack
[PROVISIONAL] The Bunratty Online Special 2021
20 Feb 2021
STRICTLY PROVISIONAL - SUBJECT TO CONFIRMATION
Latest News
ICU Spring Series kicks off with Individual Grand Prix and Team League
1-12
12-01-2021

The ICU Spring Series starts this week with 2 Grand Prix The ICU Spring Grand Prix Series 2021 every Sunday, The ICU Spring Team Blitz League every Friday. Entry now open!

Mustakim wins Irish Bangla Times Online Tournament
1-8
08-01-2021

Mustakim Ul Haque wins the Bangladeshi community in Ireland Irish Bangla Times Online Tournament. Full report here.

European ChessMates U20 & U14 Team Battle
1-4
04-01-2021

Please register as per instruction - Chance to win ChessMates Hoodie Participating countries: France, Netherlands, England, Austria, Russia, Estonia,Germany and Ireland

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Happy New Year!
1-1
01-01-2021

Happy New Year to all - ICU members, chess players and those new to chess in 2021.

We look forward to exciting online events early on and getting back over the board later in the year.

Season 3 of 4NCL Online and Junior 4NCL Online
12-30
30-12-2020

Season 3 of these online leagues start soon & are open to all Irish clubs, teams & individuals. Details here.

FIDE Online World Corporate Chess Championship
12-29
29-12-2020

The first FIDE Online World Corporate Chess Championship is open to all companies. Details here.

InterContinental ChessKid FIDE Challenge for Juniors
12-17
17-12-2020
IM Mark Quinn writes about his game against Spassky
12-16
16-12-2020

Mark Quinn has written an article on his game against Boris Spassky from 1991.

You might want to treat yourself to a Christmas present of one of his chess courses.

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