Upcoming Events
Team Chess Tournament for Primary Schools
9 Dec 2023
Please refer to the link under "event website" up above for more details and how to enter.
ICU Coaching 2023-24 #3 led by GM Baburin, FM Nemeth, Gora
10 Dec 2023
4 hour coaching sessions for all ages and standards. There will be several classes split by rating for adults and separate classes for juniors. There will also be 2 hour beginners courses - with one free girls class given by Irish Women's Champion, Antonina Gora.
The Christmas Charity Blitz Championship 2023
10 Dec 2023
Entry fees below. Generous prize fund: 500 euro. Time Control: 5 minutes + 3 second increment.
The ICU Christmas Festival
10 Dec 2023
Schedule for the day:
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ICU Christmas Festival

The ICU Christmas Festival will run on December 10th in Colaiste Eanna. The day will feature:

  1. A fun junior blitz event from 10am.

  2. ICU Coaching 2023-24 #3 led by GM Baburin, FM Nemeth, Gora from noon which includes free coaching for the first 10 beginner girls who sign up.

  3. A fun bughouse tournament for juniors from 3pm.

  4. The Christmas Charity Blitz Championship 2023 from 6pm.

The Éanna Christmas Rapid

Enjoy a great day out on Sunday 17th December in the Éanna 7 round FIDE rated Eanna Christmas Rapid 2023. Enter here.

Limerick 2024 European School CC details announced by ECU

Invitation and details of the EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2024 announced by the ECU here.

The Irish International Festival 2024
The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2024: first 2 GMs entered

The 19th Gonzaga Charity Classic 2024 will take place from 26-28 January. GMs Saric & Turner are among the first entries. Enter here.

The Dublin International Festival 2024
European Youth Online Nations League - Expression of Interest

Expression of interest by 10th Dec 2023. more details here.

Sligo Early Entry Ends This Saturday

The discounted early entry fee for the Sligo Tournament 2024 will end on Saturday, December 2nd

Alex Baburin
Alex Baburin
Antonina Gora
Antonina Gora
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