Monthly Archives: June 2013

Chess Summer Camp .. 2013

July ,.. Monday 15th to Friday 19th. At St. Mary’s College , St. Mary’s Road , Galway  10am – friendly games    ..    10.30am – chess coaching  ..    12.30 – Lunch  ..  1.00pm –  supervised sports ..  1.45pm –  … Continue reading

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29th June – Galway Rapid tournament

On June 29th 2013, Galway played host to the first FIDE rapid play event held in Ireland.  All details and results are on the link below, including some pictures of the winners which included 2 great junior players (from Castlebar … Continue reading

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A teachers resource for playing in Irish:

There’s a new resource Making Irish fun !! ..  at … http://ficheall.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/lc3a1mhleabhair-ficheall-chess-handbook-rules.pdf Everything is here to teach chess “as Gaeilge” ..  Also, this years Irish championships will be in Limerick Uni .. with an Irish womens championships, .. those interested go to … Continue reading

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ChessZ All Ireland Finals:

The National schools finals were held in Limerick on May 10th 2013, and while Mayo kept a firm grip on the boys title, the Galway girls retain their all-Ireland title too. Boys team Winners –   St. Pat’s De LeSalle … Continue reading

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