Upcoming Events
LCU Annual Christmas Blitz
12 Dec 2023
The Leinster Chess Union is pleased to announce that the LCU Annual Christmas Blitz will take place on Tuesday 12th December 2023 in the Artane Beaumont, Family Recreation Centre, Kilmore Road, Artane, Dublin 5, the new home of the Elm Mount Chess Club. Registration from 7.45pm with play starting at 8.15pm. See attached flyer for further details.
Eanna Christmas Rapid 2023
17 Dec 2023
Two Christmas rapid tournaments held in Colaiste Eanna by the Knights of Eanna Chess club.
January Irish Nationwide Blitz Arena:
2 Jan 2024
Nationwide Blitz Arena for Irish chess players.
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97th Hastings Tournament

Members living in the UK, or looking at playing some chess might like to look at 97th Caplin Hastings International Chess Congress

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.

Fingal Open Early Entry

The inaugural Fingal Open Championships are open for early Entry by Tue 19 Dec.

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
Alex Baburin
Alex Baburin
Antonina Gora
Antonina Gora
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