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Junior Events
The O'Connell Cup and Rising Stars
28 May 2017
Teams of 4, (u900 O'Connell, u700 Rising Stars), €20/team at registration (from 1.30pm)
International Events
FIDE World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2017
1–5 Jun 2017
Entry ONLY via ICU. NOT subject to selection.
Saint- Lô International Chess Festival 2017
8–15 Jul 2017
Applications for selection closed on 30th April. Selection published 9th May.
The Glorney Gilbert International 2017
23–26 Jul 2017
Subject to ICU Selection. 31 players - 10 Glorney (U18), 3 Gilbert (U18G), 12 Robinson (U14) and 6 Stokes (U12)
Jugendschach European Union Youth Championships 2017
1–10 Aug 2017
Subject to selection.
Latest News
The O'Connell Cup and Rising Stars

The O'Connell Cup and Rising Stars takes place on May 28 in ALSAA. It is a 6-round rapid for juniors rated below 900 in teams of 4; further details here.

Irish Junior Champioships 2017 Tournament Report

The report has been published here.

Titles and Norms - First Diana, David and now Tom

Tom O'Gorman's live rating has crossed 2300 and he is thus eligible for the FIDE Master (FM) title. Congratulations! More here.

Diana Mirza - Limerick Person of the Month

Diana has written a report about her experience which includes an annotated game from the event.

Dians - Limerick Person of the Month

Junior Selection - Glorney Gilbert - Report Published

The JSC report for the The Glorney Gilbert International 2017 has been published here. Let's hope they can eclipse last year's heroics!

Glorney 2016 - Squad

Judit Polgar visit: Diana Mirza to be honoured at talk

Diana Mirza will be honoured at the Judit Polgar talk at UCD after her stunning win in The U17 Girls World Schools Chess Championships. The event will also feature The Inaugural UCD Blitz 2017 (to follow the Judit Polgar talk).

Diana Mirza World Championship

Junior Selection - Saint Lô , France - Report Published
May Junior tournament

Only two days left until the May Junior tournament in the Talbot Hotel. Details here.

Denis Ruchko
Denis Ruchko
Eibhia Ní Mhuireagáin
Zalan Nemeth
Kynesha Ryder
James Naughton
Leire Plaza Reino
Leire Plaza Reino
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