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Connaught Champions 2020

U-15 David Cunningham, U-13 Oscar Roe, U-11 Ciaran O’Driscoll, Grirls Anna Carroll & Rapid Eoghan Walsh. The Connaught Championship will be continued in Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. On Sat 11th Jan, from 1pm to 5pm. Entry fee is €8. Titles up … Continue reading

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Connaughts 2020

Note: Start time on Saturday for rated events is changed to 11.00am & for Girls and Rapid events it’s 1.30pm. Here are the lists of players & league tables for the 2020 Connaught Junior championships:

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Connaught Junior Championships

Held on: Friday 3rd  &  Saturday 4th Jan. 2020. Venue : The Bridge Club, St. Mary’s Road, Galway Prizes: There are trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in the following age groups.  Any player can win these pirzes. Sections: … Continue reading

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One day competition – 10th Nov.

Chess Tournament :

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ICU Junior Program for Galway 2019-20

Selected players must become ICU members (www.icu.ie) and enter at least one ICU rated competition during the program.   Dates : Block 1  – Oct. 29th to 1st Nov.  (Tuesday – Friday)       Block 2  – Nov. 16th & … Continue reading

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Galway Chess event – October

Congrats to everyone who played in the October one day junior chess event .. overall winner was Oscar Roe, 2nd Szymon Wegryzn & 3rd Noah Kirby. The winner of best girl prize went to Robyn Hamrock. The winners in the … Continue reading

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Junior chess club returns .. Wednesday, Sept. 18th

Venue is the Galway Lawn Tennis Club in Salthill. See www.gltc.ie Club will start at 7.00pm each Wednesday evening, see Calendar for full schedule, and finish at 8pm for beginners and 8.30pm for advanced players. Fee for the term is … Continue reading

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Chess Camp – August 2019

From:                    Monday 19th to Friday 23rd of August. Location:              The Bridge Center, St. Mary’s Rd, Galway. Cost:                      €90  (€80 for siblings). Timetable:          From 10.30am to 4.00 pm each day. To Book: Email .. brendan@chessossity.com

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All Ireland finals 2019

The team that finished highest was St. Patricks .. 3rd place was a magnificent achievement indeed, and it was well deserved as these guys had put in the practice over the past two years and have played in ICU rated … Continue reading

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2019 – The Nationals : Chess Team Results (Girls)

Congratulations to St. Mary’s N.S. Donnybrook who became only the 2nd ever winner of the Cronin Cup. The top teams from the tournament qualified for the semi-fianals. St. Rapheala’s Dublin played against Clairnbridge Galway, the match was a draw 2-2 … Continue reading

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