Upcoming Events
The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2020 sponsored by CPL & MHL
24–26 Jan 2020
As usual, all proceeds go to charity! CPL, MHL and modern-chess.com are event sponsors.
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 Bunratty Chess Festival 2020
21–23 Feb 2020
Online Entry will be available on event website from December 1.
The World Team Chess Championship 50+, 65+ 2020
4–15 Mar 2020
Expression of Interest below. If required, a selection committee will be assembled to decide teams.
Latest News
The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2020: Discount Deadline ends tomorrow!

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

ICU FIDE Arbiter Course

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.

IM Alex Lopez wins Mulcahy Memorial 2020
The 50th Irish National Club Championship

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

Bunratty 2020: One month to go!

You can now enter The Bunratty Chess Festival 2020 online; details here. The event runs from the 21-23 February in the Bunratty Castle Hotel.

50+/65+ Events 2020: Expression of Interest

We are seeking expressions of interest for The World Team Chess Championship 50+, 65+ 2020 & The European Senior Team Championships 2020 which take place in March & June 2020 in Czech Rep & Poland respectively.

Mulcahy Cup 2020: Pairings

The Mulcahy Memorial 2020 pairings can be seen here.

ChessMates™ Tournament -Murmansk 2020 - Three places available

4th International Youth ChessMates™ Tournament -Murmansk 2020 1 place still available in each category U20, U16 and U14 . Please contact development@icu.ie If any junior players interested

Conor E. Murphy
Conor E. Murphy
Irish Women's Champion
Irish Women's Champion
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