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Saturday chess for players 8-13 years old

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Connaught Cup 2018 for secondary schools ..

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January Junior Chess competition results :

The Galway Junior – Jan. 1 day competition winners ..   The overall winner is Andrew Finnerty (St. Pats), 2nd Cian Horan (Bushy Pk.),  3rd Matthew Hennessey (Scoil Ignoid).   Girls section winner Mumtahain Fatema (Scoil Ide), 2nd Ellen Kelly … Continue reading

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Galway – Junior Chess Competition :

Saturday   –   January 27th,   2pm – 5pm. At the Bridge club, St. Mary’s Road, Galway. Entry fee – € 10. Players should bring light Lunch and a drink.  Parents can stay to watch or come back later.

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Galway Junior Chess .. Term 2

The junior chess club returns in the GLTC on Wednesday 10th of January.  We will have one group only this term .. from 7.00pm to 8.00pm ..  for full set of dates and other chess events click on Calendar (above). … Continue reading

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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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