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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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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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