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Junior Events
Leinster Secondary Schools League
1 Nov 2018 – 31 Mar 2019
The Leinster Secondary Schools League will be comprised of three sections: Senior, Junior, Minor.
ICU Junior Squad Coaching Program - Galway
21 Feb – 26 May 2019
Register your availability below to take up a place on the Galway – Junior Squad Program 2019.
International Events
3rd International Youth ChessMates™ Tournament – PARIS 2019
29–31 Mar 2019
Ireland formally invited 19/1 (see Flyer and for "Greece" read "Ireland").
FIDE World School Individual Championships 2019
17–27 Apr 2019
NOT subject to ICU selection but all players have to register through their national federations before the registration deadline. See flyer for event details.
ECU European Schools Championship 2019
30 May – 9 Jun 2019
NOT subject to ICU selection but all players have to register through their national federations before the registration deadline. See flyer for event details.
Jugendschach EU Youth CC 2019 (JEUYCC)
8 Jul – 14 Aug 2019
Subject to ICU Selection. Selection expected within May.
Latest News
3 weeks to The Irish Junior Championships 2019
3-15
15-03-2019

There are just 3 weeks to The Irish Junior Championships 2019 on 12-14 April in the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan but early entry rates expire soon. Enter here.

Ireland win the Sir Patrick Moore Cup
3-11
11-03-2019

SPMC 2019 - Cup and Flags
A 21-strong Irish Junior team win the Sir Patrick Moore Cup (Ireland Vs Sussex) at the 6th attempt since 2002. Read the Sir Patrick Moore Cup (Ireland Vs Sussex ) 2019 - Tournament Report.

5th Brian Collum Memorial tournament
3-10
10-03-2019

Pat McCarrick's more expansive report on the largest Junior event in Ireland this year.

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2nd LCU Junior Grand Prix, Taney, Dundrum
3-3
03-03-2019

Details for the 2nd LCU Grand Prix on Sun 10th Mar have been published here.

GM Alex Baburin's March Junior tournament 2019
3-3
03-03-2019

GM Alex Baburin will be running a 6 round competition this Saturday for juniors. Details here.

Philip Hogarty Rising Stars and The O'Connell Cup - Date announced
3-2
02-03-2019

The Philip Hogarty Rising Stars and The O'Connell Cup 2019 will take place on Sat 11th May in Dublin. Details to follow.

Irish Junior Championships 2019
2-28
28-02-2019

6 weeks to before The Irish Junior Championships 2019 on 12-14 April in the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Co Dublin. Enter online here.

European Youth Team 2019 entry details published
2-21
21-02-2019

Details for the European Youth Team Chess Championship 2019 have been published.

Interested IRL players/teams should contact the ICU by 30th April.

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