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And move up from a “little pawn” to become a “King of chess tactics”.
Chess Tournament :
Sunday – 2nd February .. 2 pm – 5 pm.
At the Bridge club, on St. Mary’s Road, Galway.
Entry fee – € 10.
Every player gets 6 games with prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd.
Parents can stay to watch or return later for the prize
giving. Kids should bring a light lunch and a drink.
Register on the day.
Three regional finals happening in Galway during March 2020:
- Girls Finals, in the Bridge club on Monday 9th March. Teams of 4 players, entry fee per team is €20.
- Galway N.S. Finals, in the Ardilaun Hotel, on Tuesday 10th of March. Teams of 8 players, entry fee per team is €40.
- Connaught Cup , for second level schools, in the Ardilaun Hotel, on Wednesday 11th of March 2020. Teams of 6 players, entry fee per team is €30
To register your school team please email .. firstname.lastname@example.org .. please clearly specify which event you are entering.
U-15 David Cunningham, U-13 Oscar Roe, U-11 Ciaran O’Driscoll, Grirls Anna Carroll & Rapid Eoghan Walsh.
The Connaught Championship will be continued in Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. On Sat 11th Jan, from 1pm to 5pm. Entry fee is €8. Titles up for grabs are u-10 , u-12 , u-14 & u-16. To enter email Colm at .. email@example.com
Note: Start time on Saturday for rated events is changed to 11.00am & for Girls and Rapid events it’s 1.30pm. Here are the lists of players & league tables for the 2020 Connaught Junior championships:
Held on: Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th Jan. 2020.
Venue : The Bridge Club, St. Mary’s Road, Galway
Prizes: There are trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in the following age groups. Any player can win these pirzes. Sections: U-11, U-13, U-15. Plus titles of “Connaught Champion” for boys and girls in each section.
Note : Saturday one day events. (1) Girls only competition & (2) RapidPlay competition .. both on the 4th of Jan, starting at 13.30 pm.
All the event details .. here .
To enter email .. firstname.lastname@example.org
Chess Tournament :
|Selected players must become ICU members (www.icu.ie) and enter at least one ICU rated competition during the program. |
Block 1 – Oct. 29th to 1st Nov. (Tuesday – Friday)
Block 2 – Nov. 16th & 17th (Saturday & Sunday)
Block 3 – Dec. 7th & 8th (Saturday & Sunday)
Block 4 – Jan. 25 & 26th (Saturday & Sunday)
11am to 5pm daily with an hour for lunch.
|ICU rated events:|
(1) Munster Juniors. Ennis, 30th Nov. – 1st Dec.
(2) Connaught Juniors. Galway, u15, u13, u11, u9
3rd – 4th Jan 2020.
(3) Leitrim Juniors. Manorhamilton, u16, u14, u12, u10.
10th – 12th Jan 2020.
|Book: “Winning Chess exercises for Kids” by Jeff Coakley.|
Chess DB / Stockfish engine.
Chess Players ICU Workbook.
|Cost: €160.00 for paid up ICU members.|
|Venue: The Bridge Club, St. Mary’s Road, Galway.|
|Organiser: Brendan Buckley.|
Congrats to everyone who played in the October one day junior chess event .. overall winner was Oscar Roe, 2nd Szymon Wegryzn & 3rd Noah Kirby.
The winner of best girl prize went to Robyn Hamrock. The winners in the beginners section were : 1st Kieran Mino , 2nd Samuel Dwyer , 3rd Tony Browne.