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Junior Events
The Irish Junior Championships 2024
5–7 Apr 2024
Qualifying winners of each section will be awarded the title of Irish Champion for that age group. Pay for the first two children and the third is free. Entries on the day are subject to a €10 surcharge except the U8 section.
International Events
Annual European Chess Union training program
20 Nov 2023 – 21 May 2024
Each European National Chess Federations is entitled to register free of charge 2 players, U20 Juniors or Girls one on each Group. The program is open for a limited number of additional participants, from all continents, for each group. The cost is only Euros 200 for 48 hours of top-level training.
FIDE Chessable Academy 2024
13 Jan – 5 May 2024
2 Boys and 2 Girls
European Youth Online Nations League
17 Jan – 13 Mar 2024
Expression of interest by 10th Dec 2023. More details - https://www.europechess.org/european-youth-online-nations-league-2024-official-invitation/
ChessMates - Paris 2024
30 Mar – 1 Apr 2024
€100 per player for accommodation. Expression of interest by 31st Dec 2023
Latest News
ESCC 2024 - Irish Juniors (U17-U7) Express Interest Now!

Irish Juniors' Expressions of Interest Round #1 for the EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2024 (U17-U7) closes this Sunday 11th Feb. Round #2 opens Monday 12th Feb. (Note: European-wide registration opened today. IRL players should Express Interest first here.)

The Dublin Junior Championships 2024

The Dublin Junior Championships 2024 will run from 2-3 March in Coláiste Éanna. The event is open to all juniors. Enter here.

Irish Juniors - your opportunity to take on Europe on home soil!

The EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2024 is now open to IRISH JUNIORS (U17-U7) for expressions of interest.

Mick Germaine 2024

Details for Mick Germaine Cup 2024 have been announced. Enter your team here.

Leinster Junior Chess Championships 2024

The Leinster Junior Championships 2024 will take place from 2-6 January in the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. Details to follow with online entry here.

ICU Junior Squad Coaching Program 2023

National Junior Squad Coaching 2023 - Selections. The National Program starts Sun 12th Feb. Selections here. Last date to confirm their place by 22nd Jan 2023

The Irish Junior Championship 2023

Entry for The Irish Junior Championship 2023 is open here

Leinster Junior Chess Championships 2023

Ideal for Juniors new to classic chess, The Leinster Junior Championships 2023 will take place from 3-8 January in the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. Enter here.

Kavin Venkatesan
Orla Dorman
Patryk Brozynski
Lara Putar, Diya Govindaraju
Darun Govindaraju
Bedhbh Doolin
Andrey Ivanov
Bedhbh Doolin
Dariy Kelbas
Shreya Yadagiri, Nicole White
Saiansh Biswal
Akshara Karthikeyan
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