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Very Happy Christmas

..  and wishing all our chess friends a lovely new year .

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WOI league Champions 2017

Congratulations to Ennis (& Limerick players) who are WOI Champions once again this year.   They were among 7 teams to brave the snowy conditions in Balinasloe .. unfortunately 2 teams couldn’t make it due to the weather. Our view … Continue reading

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Results – Nov. one day event 2017

The overall winner was Andrew Finnerty (St. Pats, Galway), 2nd was Rudhan O’Dwyer (GMA, Knocknacarra), & 3rd Jake O’Grady (Ballinasloe). The Winner in the Girls section was Ellen Kelly (Bushy Pk.) , 2nd was Mumtahain (scoil Ide) and 3rd Jemma … Continue reading

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One day chess competition – Galway

Saturday –  25th November ..   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 … Continue reading

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WoI League – final leg 2017 ..

The last 2 rounds of the West of Ireland league will be played in the Shearwater Hotel , Ballinasloe.  On Sunday the 10th of Dec. .. warm up games from10.30 am and round 5 starts at 11.00 am.  (7) The … Continue reading

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WOI rounds 3 & 4

In round 3 Ballinasloe & Ennis played out a 2-2 draw and were joint leaders with 9.5 games points each.  And after round 4 ..  B’sloe Rooks have moved into a 1 point lead, full table below ..  The last … Continue reading

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WoI league .. next round

We’ll be in the Oranmore Lodge Hotel once again this year  .. starting at 10.30am.  And .. Congratulations to NUI Galway student Andrejis Koslovs who won his section in the Limerick chess congress .. full results here .. https://www.icu.ie/sm/limerick_u1400/

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Saturday event – 21st Oct.

Congrats to the winners of today’s chess event in Galway ,that’s David in first place with a perfect 14pts, Tadhg in 2nd and Oisin in 3rd place .. every ones scores are below on the tournament table.    

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WoI League – Standings after 2 rounds ..

New  ..   for players scores in round 2 & next round draw click here

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Chess Club returns .. 2017-18

We’re back in the www.gltc.ie on Wednesday evenings (group 1 – from 7 pm to 8 pm  &  group 2  – from 8 pm to 9 pm).  We start on Wed’s 20th Sept.   ..  up to Dec. 6th .  … Continue reading

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