Author Archives: Brendan

May Chess Blitz

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Ennis Congress Results:

Full results of this w/e’s Ennis chess competition can be found here .. https://www.icu.ie/articles/828 https://www.icu.ie/articles/828 .. congratulations to 12 players from the Glaway coaching squad who played to a really high standard !

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The Girls All-Ireland Schools Finals 2019

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ICU – Junior Championships 2019

Over the w/e there are different events according to players ages .. For full details of all the events go to www.icu.ie/juniors. And … the ICU Chess Festival .. on Sunday 14th April. There’ll be some fun one day competitions … Continue reading

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Girls N.S. Finals – 2019

Took place at the Bridge club on Friday 22nd March. It was a close competition with 9 teams from 4 different schools competing for the title. The eventual winners were Craughwell, who won a play-off game with Scoil Ide to … Continue reading

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Galway N.S. Finals 2019

The schools finals this year was held again in the Ardilaun Hotel. One significant change from previous years .. the number of players on each team increased from 4 to 8 players. This was a big improvement as bigger school … Continue reading

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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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