This November 2018 is the start of National Chess Month in Ireland. The aim is to encourage and support chess in schools. See Moves For Life for more .. In Galway schools are invited to participate in a local chess Jamboree .. there will also be a training day for teachers interested in trying chess […]
For young players interested in playing in this years west of IRL. chess league there’ll be a free training day for Galway teams this Saturday. If interested and ye can’t make Sat. please email me and I’ll try to get a team for everyone.
Andrew represented Ireland at the u-12 championships in Mureck Austria. And finished on 4pts. from 9 .. performing 500pts. above his Irish rating. Nice work !
Congratulations to both Denis Ruchko & Andrejs Koslovs, long time friends they were winners at the Connaught Senior Chess Championships. Denis is Senior Champion and Andrejs is the Intermediate Champion of Connaught. Also this week-end (just down the road) the Irish junior Championships are being held in Co. Clare .. anyone wishing to join the […]
Secondary School champions this year are St. Geralds, Castlebar .. for full report and to see where our Galway teams placed (including final league tables) click .. here!
Congratulations to NUIG’s Andrejs Koslovs on his win in Limerick. There were also continued strong performances from both Denis & Kynesha in the open section .. full details on .. https://www.icu.ie/sm/limerick_u1400/
Above Elgan & Aoife thinking about what to play next against Diana ..while Marty & David wait for her to make her way back around to their boards. Thanks to all the members of Galway chess scene who took the time out to support Diana today,.. she scored 14 Wins , 5 Draws […]
Here’s a .. link .. for junior chess players who are looking for some fun games & a bit of chess skills training in August 2017. Below .. Irish u-14 team retain the Robinson Cup for the 3rd year running (despite serious competition form the much higher rated French and a very strong English team) […]
It’ll be no surprise to members of the Galway chess club that these 3, have followed up their impressive form in the Galway winter league with title wins at this year all Ireland event. Denis is the Irish junior champion , Zalan is the U-16 Irish junior champion & Kynesha is the girls u-16 champion. […]
Over 120 students from 12 schools took part in this years Galway national schools Chess finals .. the top 2 schools go forward to the the national finals, to be held in Gonzaga College on Saturday 22nd April. Event report here.