Upcoming Events
Play for Ukraine Day
31 May 2022
Together we can all help. Either .. (1) play an fundraiser at your chess club & donate. And / Or (2) share the event flier with school(s) in our localities.
The Leinster Blitz Championship 2022
12 Jun 2022
Blitz at 6pm on Sunday, 12th June. Time Control: 3 minutes + 2 second increment. Free parking at the venue.
Galway Rapidplay 2022
18 Jun 2022
Queens’ Online Chess Festival
19–26 Jun 2022
European Online Blitz Qualification 19th July, 1 PM Irish Standard.
Latest News
Kevin O'Connell
5-16
16-05-2022

See Kevin O'Connell retires as ICU Delegate to FIDE and ECU after many years of distinguished service.

Olympiad 2022 - Selections
5-16
16-05-2022

The Selection Report for Olympiad 2022 has been published. See Related Article and Report.

Congratulations to those selected.

Irish Women's Chess Championship 2022 at Coláiste Éanna
5-11
11-05-2022
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Junior Open
5-6
06-05-2022

The Master Chess Club - Junior Open will be on May 14th in St. Olaf's Dundrum. Details here

Glorney Gilbert International 2022 - Expression of interest
5-3
03-05-2022

Expression of interest by 13th May 2022. more details here.

ICU Membership for Ukrainians temporarily in Ireland
5-3
03-05-2022

Ukrainians offered complimentary non-voting ICU membership valid until 31st August 2023. Contact [email protected]

In chess, the Queen has all the moves - Diana Mirza on RTE Kids
5-1
01-05-2022

Diana talks about chess here.

Sligo Spring Tournament Kicks Off 7pm
4-29
29-04-2022

Keep up with the action with WFM Diana Mirza's Twitch channel starting at 7pm. https://www.twitch.tv/dianamirza

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