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European Juniors 2018 live

Andrew Finnerty is representing Ireland at the u-12 championships in Mureck Austria .. his games can be seen live from 2pm Irish time  here Good luck kid !!

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All-Ireland N.S. Champions 2018

Eight qualifiers competed for the All Iraland title of schools champions .. the winners for a 2nd year in a row are St. Mary’s, haddington Rd. in Dublin .. This was the first year that there was a Girls only … Continue reading

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swap – chess results:

we’d 2 events Sat. 28th April .. with 7 games in each competition, total of 14 games in one day (that’s a record for our Saturday competitions).

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Swap-Chess .. Sat. 28th April

From 2.00pm to 6.00pm  ..   there will be lots of fast games , players will get 5 mins each on their timers. The entry fee is €10 per player.  For Swap-chess players can choose their partner before the event or … Continue reading

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We’ll be back soon .. term 3

Calendar for our last term of the chess season is up here  .. two highlights to look out for .. (1) Swap Chess competition in April and (2) the Connaught Junior Championships at the end of the term in the … Continue reading

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Galway N.S. Final 2018 – results

The Ardilaun Hotel hosted our finals this year  .. winners in the Champions section and Girls section will go forward to the All-Ireland Finals in Dublin, in May this year  ..   Winners for the 2nd year in a row … Continue reading

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Saturday tournament .. Feb Results

Round 4  .. and on the top boards .. Conor Bidwell and Susan Aji set up a blitz play-off, which Susan won to become our 1st winner form Manorhamilton Co. Leitrim !! There was a 7 way blitz play-off for … Continue reading

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Secondary Schools – Connaught Champions 2018

Congratulations to St. Geralds, Castlebar on their 5th straight win in the Connaught Chess Cup.  Results  .. 6 teams played (36 players) in the top section and all are qualified for the All-Ireland Finals on Sunday 15th April, in Gonzaga … Continue reading

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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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