Inchicore Junior Chess Club

02-Sept-2019 Due to other commitments, the Junior chess club will not be starting back in September as planned.

Inchicore Chess Club Championships 2019 Round 2

1. Terry Fayne (1) 0-1 (1) Hugh O’Connor
2. Edgars Kirulis (1) 0-1 (1) Alex Goss
3. Ivan Byrne (1) 0-1 (1) Gordon Roe
4. Dughies McCann (.5) 1-0 (1) Neved Daniel
5. Francesco Munoz (.5) 0-1 (.5) Alex Rad
6. Eamonn Connolly (.5) .5 - .5 (0) John Curtis
7. Denis Dempsey (0) 1-0 (0) Stephen Joyce
8. Ray Woodhouse (0) 1-0 (0) Brendan Canning
9. Javed Amanullah (0) 0-1 (0) Philip Clarke
Michael Whelan (.5)

Inchicore Chess Club Championships 2019 Round 2 Draw

1 Terry Fayne v Hugh O'Connor
2 Edgars Kirulis v Alex Goss
3 Ivan Byrne v Gordon Roe
4 Dougie McCann v Neved Daniel
5 Francesco Munoz v Alex Rad
6 Eamonn Connolly v John Curtis
7 Denis Dempsey v Stephen Joyce
8 Ray Woodhouse v Brendan Canning
9 Javed Amanullah v Philip Clarke

Inchicore Chess Club Championships 2019 Round 1

1. Alex Rad (1720) .5:.5 Eamonn Connolly (1325)
2. Stephen Joyce (1271) 0:1 Terry Fayne (1719)
3. Alex Goss (1708) 1:0 Ray Woodhouse (1250)
4. Philip Clarke (1201) 0:1 Ivan Byrne (1507)
5. Hugh O’Connor (1501) 1:0 Denis Dempsey (1169)
6. Neved Daniel (995) 1:0 John Curtis (1444)
7. Gordon Roe (1429) 1:0 Javed Amanullah (898)
8. Brendan Canning (581) 0:1 Edgars Kirulis (1395)
Dougie McCann (1382) .5
Michael Whelan (1158) .5
Francesco Munoz (0) .5

Junior Club Closing for Summer

05-Jun-2019 Junior club has closed for the summer and will back open on Thursday 5th of September.

Junior Club Closing for Easter

12-Apr-2019 The Junior club is now closed for Easter and will reopen on Thursday 2nd of May.

Junior Club Closing for Chrstmas

06-Dec-2018 Thursday the 13th of December will be the last evening for the Junior club of 2018. We shall return on the 17th of January.

Junior Club Returns

13-Sept-2018 The junior club has started back again after the summer brake. The calendar has been updated and we are looking into at hosting another LCU grand prix event.

Junior Club Closing for Summer

May-2018 Thursday 31st of May will be the last day for the junior club. It will return on Thursday 6th of September.

Inchicore Club Championship 2018 Draw

15-May-2018 The draw (and other info) is now available under the competitions menu.

Inchicore Club Championship 2018

04-May-2018 Details can be found here. club closed

28-February-2018 Due to the severe weather warning for tomorrow, there will be no junior (or senior) club...although Tom will probably wander in at half nine for a few blitz games...

LCU Grand Prix 3 Club Results

13-February-2018 Well done to Ava, Casper, Philip and Oscar who took park in the third LCU Grand Prix. Picture here.

LCU Grand Prix 3

30-January-2018 The third competition hosted by North Kildare Junior Chess Club will take place in the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth on Feb 11th. Details can be found here. 15:10 04-May-18

Second Junior Grand Prix

23-November-2017 The second junior grand prix will take place on Sunday 26th of November in Taney Parish Centre, Dundrum.

Registration is at 12.45pm to 1.15pm, with the first round starting at 1.30pm.

Full details can be found at the leinster junior chess website.

Mid Term Break/New Venue

26-October-2017 The club will be closed on Thursday 2nd of November for the mid term break.

The club will resume on Thursday 9th of November in the new venue of St John Bosco Youth Centre at the same time of 6pm to 7pm.

A €1 charge per child each Thursday will apply to cover the cost of the venue.

First Grand Prix Concluded

24-October-2017 The first grand prix ended on Sunday in our lady of good council BNS. A thank you to Maura, Aidan, James, Chris and all the parents and kids for taking part.

Standings, round info and more can be found here.

The second takes place on Sunday 26th of November in Dundrum. More information can be found on the Leinster junior chess websiter.

LCU Grand Prix

05-October-2017 This season Inchicore junior chess club with Mourne road BNS, will host an LCU grand prix event on Sunday October 22nd.

The venue will be Our Lady of Good Counsel BNS. Pupils from the school can enter via the principal Aidan Knight. Entries can be made via Tristan Sheridan ( / 085 822 6093 Inchicore Junior member contact him for free entry) or enter via the ICU website (note that players without an ICU code will not show on list. Don't panic, you will be entered) or on the day.

More details can be found at LCU Junior Chess.

Peter Butler RIP

30-August-2017 Inchicore chess club were saddened to learn of the passing of former Ballyfermot and Inchicore club member Peter Butler. Our thoughts are with his family.

Junior Club Returns

17-August-2017 The Junior Club will start back on Thursday 24th of August.

Senior Club AGM

17-August-2017 The Senior club AGM will be held on Thursday 31st of August. All motions/nominations to Eamonn.

City of Dublin 2017

06-August-2017 The city of Dublin takes place over the weekend of the 8th, 9th and 10th of September. For more information and online entry visit here.

Club Championship Final Standings

13-July-2017 Congrats to Niall winning the club championship by beating Terry (who takes second) in the final round. The top spot was decided on tie break.

Third place was claimed by Alex (also on tie break).

The final standings can be found here.

Junior Club Closing For Summer

08-June-2017 The junior club will close for the Summer after today (Thursday 8th of June) and will start up again in August.

New Junior Menu

19-May-2017 A new section has been added to the "Juniors" menu called "Learning Chess".

It's a series of pdf's that will help teach the moves of the various pieces.

Senior Club Championship Round 2

19-May-2017 The club championship started on Thursday night with round 1 completed. Round 2 and all other rounds can be found here.

Senior Club Championship

05-May-2017 The club championship will start on Thursday 18th of May. This year it will be ICU rated.

The Flyer can be found here

Inchicore Junior Chess Club Update

05-May-2017 There will be a €1 fee per child each Thursday, but as the club is getting up on running there will be no fee for the rest of May.

All children must be accompanied by a parent/gaurdian.

The junior officer can be reached at 085 822 6093.

Inchicore Junior Chess Club

26-March-2017 A new Junior Inchicore chess club will be starting on Thursday April 27th from 6pm - 7pm in the St Michaels Family Resource Centre (next to the Richmond Barracks Museum).
This club will be for children of primary school age. Please email for inquiries.

Further info to follow.

Christmas Blitz

10-December-2016 Thursday the 15th of December will be our last club night of 2016. We will have our club Christmas blitz (starting at 7.30pm), and will be presenting the 2016 Club Championship prizes.

Upcoming Club Events

29-July-2016 Over the next month there will be some events held in the club. On Thursday 4th of August there will be a fun blitz (5min +3sec).

There will be a Rapid Play held over the 18th and 25th of August (15min +3sec, entries to Tristan or on the night of 18th), there will be prizes for the Rapid Play, and following round 5 on Thursday 25th we shall retire to the bar.

The club AGM will be held on Thursday 1st of September. Motions/nominations should be sent to Eamonn by 18th of August.

Club Championship Standings

10-July-2016 Terry is the new club champion, with an impressive 6/6. Alex came second on 4½, and Tristan third on 4. Full results/standings can be found in the competition menu

Collon Summer Chess Tournament

20-June-2016 A new Chess Tournament is starting in July. For all the info see this link.

Rathmines Charity Event

19-May-2016 On Saturday May 21st Rathmines chess club are hosting a charity rapid play. Full details can be found on the Rathmines website, signup closes tomorrow.

Club Blitz

11-May-2016 As the club was closed last Thursday, the Blitz will take place this Thursday. The club chamiponship will be pushed back a week as a result.

Niall Impresses at Malahide

03-May-2016 Well done to Niall O'Higgins on winning the Malahide Millennium Intermediate on 5/6, making him the Leinster Intermediate Champion.

Club Championship 2016

26-April-2016 Entries are now being taken for the club championship which starts on Thursday May 12th. Full details can be found here. On Thursday May 5th there will be a (fun) blitz and the awarding of the 2015 club championship trophies.

Forums up and running

23-April-2016 The forums (link above in main menu) are up and running. New categories will be added over the coming days. As members register they will be added to the Club members group for access to private forums. I hope to have topics that are created in the "News" category posted directly here to the front page of the website.

Welcome to new website

22-April-2016 This is the new look Inchicore chess club website. Its still a work in progress.