Upcoming Events
The 2019 LCU Christmas Blitz
11 Dec 2019
Registration will be from 7.45pm onward. Round 1 8.15pm. Entry fee is €5.
The Irish 50+/65+ Championships 2020
2–6 Jan 2020
Both age groups (50+ and 65+) in one open event. Players are eligible for the 50+ event if their date of birth was not later than 31 December 1970 and for the 65+ tournament if they were born not later than 31 December 1955
The Irish New Year All-Play-Alls 2020
2–6 Jan 2020
The closed events will feature three separate sections, C, D and E - all sections FIDE & ICU Rated:
The Irish New Year Norm Events 2020
2–6 Jan 2020
Three 9-round norm events played over 5 days.
Latest News
Atomic Ice Breaker 'Lenin' to host Chess Mates 2020
12-8
08-12-2019

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Registration for selection for the 4th International Youth ChessMates™ Tournament -Murmansk 2020 on board the Ice Breaker 'Lenin' is now open. Register here.

Good luck Ireland
12-6
06-12-2019

Wishing the Irish U16 and U14 teams all the best in the Northern Quadrangular 2019 vs Wales, Scotland and 'England North' in Liverpool this weekend.

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The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2020 sponsored by CPL & MHL
12-5
05-12-2019

Online entry is now open for The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2020 sponsored by CPL & MHL which will run from 24-26 January & will be looking to top the 220 entrants of last year. Enter here.

The Mulcahy Memorial 2020
12-4
04-12-2019

The Mulcahy Memorial 2020 will run from January 10-12 in Cork's Metropole Hotel. IM Alex Lopez will be looking for his 14th title! Enter here.

ICU FIDE Arbiter Course
12-3
03-12-2019

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.

Bunratty 2020 online entry now open
12-2
02-12-2019

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.

London Conference on Chess and Female Empowerment
12-1
01-12-2019

April Cronin and Alice O'Gorman keynote spreakers at London Chess Conference 2019

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