Christmas Blitz 2022

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Our chess club blitz is scheduled for the 8th of December. This is traditionally a really fun event to mark the Christmas season. All members are welcome to attend and play.

For those unfamiliar, blitz tournaments are short on time, 5 or 3 minutes maximum per game with higher rated players starting with less time than there opponent.

The groups and format will be finalised depending on the numbers playing on the night. PLEASE NOTE to ensure the tournament is completed on the night we’d ask all to arrive at 7.15 on this night.

Chess Club Reopening

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Our Senior chess club is reopening on Thursday September 1st at 7.15pm. We will commence with a short AGM followed by games between new and old members.

Our Junior chess club will reopen the following week on Thursday Sept 8th at 6pm.

Please note our club room can accommodate a maximum of 22 players in each category. We look forward to welcoming both old and new members to our club.

Club Championships Prize Giving

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Our prize giving for the 2018-2019 Club Championships followed our AGM on June 11th.

It was an enjoyable competition with a rush to finish games before the end of the season!

Final results were:

1st Paddy Byrne

2nd Michael O’Dwyer

3rd Suzanne Barry

Michael Bolger was awarded most improved player. Prizes were presented on the night by Seán Waldron.