More than 20 young players spent their mid-term break developing their first chess openings and begun working on techniques for improving chess thinking skills … 7 more sessions remain between now and May 2019. Thanks to ICU Junior officer, Desmond Beatty for expanding this training program to Galway.
Congrats to all the participants at this years first kids chess event in Galway .. we had some good games of chess with the overall winner .. Shane Loughlin (well done) , and 2nd was Szymon Werzygn, 3rd Alekxander McAleer.
In the challengers section 1st was Sam Hickson , 2nd Macdara Mannion, and 3rd Daniel Action. Well done all the winners and participants.
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.
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.