Author Archives: Brendan

National Schools – Chess Finals 2019

Entries are open for this years National Schools finals for mixed teams of 8 players and a separate event for girls teams of 4 players. To register your schools team (and if you’ve any questions) please email brendan@chessossity.com Schools Chess … Continue reading

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Junior squad coaching program .. 2019

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 … Continue reading

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first Saturday event of 2019 ..

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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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  … Continue reading

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