Upcoming Events
Open FIDE Rated Rapid Challenge
4 Dec 2022
7 rounds, 10+5, start at 3pm. Free parking available. Online entry fee €10, on the day in the hall €15.
FIDE Arbiters course
9–11 Dec 2022
FA course run by the ICU with instructor Alex McFarlane, in Colaiste Eanna.
The Mick Germaine Cup 2022
11 Dec 2022
It will be a six round swiss event open to teams of 4 players who are U16 from schools or chess clubs. The entry fee is €20 per team.
Latest News
Kilkenny Chess Congress Report
11-24
24-11-2022

A report by Gerry Graham on the 2022 Kilkenny Chess Congress can be seen here

The Kilkenny Congress 2022: Over 250 entrants!
11-23
23-11-2022

There are 250+ entries for The Kilkenny Congress 2022 which runs from the 25-27 November in the Club House Hotel & the Ormonde Hotel. Enter here.

LCU Christmas Blitz 2022
11-22
22-11-2022

The 2022 LCU Christmas Blitz will take place in Ierne S&S Club on December 21st. The entry fee is €5 & registration is from 7.45pm. Enter here.

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The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2023
11-21
21-11-2022

The 19th Gonzaga Charity Classic 2023 will take place from 27-29 January. The 2020 event raised €3,000 for charity & had over 200 entrants. Enter here.

FIDE Rated Ulster Events
11-20
20-11-2022

Our calendar has now been updated with a number of FIDE rated events in Ulster:

Omagh Rapidplay Championship (FIDE Rated)

Ulster Blitz Championship (FIDE Rated)

Leinster Junior Chess Championships 2023
11-16
16-11-2022

The Leinster Junior Championships 2023 will take place from 3-8 January in the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. The next 10 entries will get a 5 euro discount here.

The Irish U1400 & 1300-1700 Championships 2023
11-15
15-11-2022

The Irish U1400 Championships 2023 & The Irish 1300-1700 Championship 2023 will take place on the 5-6 & the 7-8 January in Stillorgan's Talbot Hotel. Enter here & here.

The Irish 50+/65+ Championships 2023
11-14
14-11-2022

The Irish 50+/65+ Championships 2023 will take place from 5-8 January in the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. Online entry & flyer with full details here.

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