New to Galway this year ..

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Chess Cancelled @ Tennis Club 23rd January (Apologies)

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Secondary Schools chess 2019

Below is a flier for this years event. Hope to see many familiar faces and some new teams in Galway this March.

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We’re back .. Wednesday 16th Jan.

The junior chess club resumes for a second term mid-January and runs until April, just before the Easter holidays. Same venue (galway lawn tennis club) and same times .. from 7pm to 8pm.

New players always welcome and I hope to see all our current members again soon !

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Nov. one day event ..

Good quality chess on show this November .. players taking their time to find the best moves, well done to everyone who took part:

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Results – WoI League 2018

Congratulations to all the players who took part in the last day of the West of Ireland leagues  .. full table below,  special congratulations to Ennis who retained their title once again this year (and did so in style),  second place went to Longford just ahead of Ballinasloe in 3rd place.

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WoI league – 2nd leg

The final 4 games of the West of Irl. junior league is on this Sunday Nov. 18th, arrive at Creagh N.S. in Ballinasloe for 10.30am & the days chess finishes at 4pm with prizegiving.  Map an full address for venue  .. here.

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November .. National Chess Month 2018 :

This November 2018 is the start of National Chess Month in Ireland.  The aim is to encourage and support chess in schools.   See Moves For Life for more ..

In Galway schools are invited to participate in a local chess Jamboree .. there will also be a training day for teachers interested in trying chess in school on November 29th in the Galway Education Centre !

For anyone interested in participating locally kindly email brendan@chessossity.com to make arrangements.

Well done to all the players …  Overall winner was Oisin Mahon , 2nd on blitz playoff was Stephen Ryan & 3rd  Mumtahain Fatima.

In the beginners section the prize winners were Leon Dernham, Lillian Murray & Daniel Action.

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West of Irl. league started ..

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sat 6th Oct. – junior chess day ..

For young players interested in playing in this years west of IRL. chess league there’ll be a free training day for Galway teams this Saturday.  If interested and ye can’t make Sat. please email me and I’ll try to get a team for everyone. 

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