Christmas Blitz 2017

Great Night as ususal at the annual club christmas blitz with over 30 players in attendance.

Well done to Kevin Butler and Conor Gilmer shared the spoils with 7 out of 8.

Thanks to Mick, Bernard, Brendan, Tony and Val for organising it, and thanks to Chris for the cakes.

Pictured above – Tony Duffy v Dave Salter

Pictured above – Deep in thought at the Club Christmas Blitz

The Club will reopen on Thursday 4th of January 2018.

Happy Christmas and Best Wishes for the New Year.

Summer Blitz 2017

Please note a Summer blitz will be run in the club room on

Monday 28th August 2017.
8 round Swiss perfect.
All moves in 5 minutes to each player
Entry fee €5.
Start time 8pm. Sharp.

Members wishing to play please put your name on the notice board in the club or  email  me, thank you.

M Germaine ([email protected]). Controller.


Club Championships 2017

The club championship will be starting on Monday 8th May 2017.

All members wishing to play please put your name on the notice board in the club or send to me by e mail [email protected] not later than Thursday 4th May 2017. Or by phone.
(H) 01 8556576 (M) 085 8755443.

By order of the committee.

M Germaine Sec.


Christmas Blitz

Please note the Christmas blitz this year will take place in the club room on Monday  12th December 2016 at 7.30 pm.

And there will be prizes for everybody. Entry fee €5.

All members wishing to take part please put your name on the notice board in the club or by return of this email not later than Thursday 8th December 2016.

Thank you.

M Germaine Sec.


Summer Blitz Competition

Hi Members.

Please note a blitz competition will be held in the club room on Monday 18th July 2016 @ 7.45 pm.

Any members wishing to play please put your name on the notice board in the club, or by returning this mail with your name on it.  Or by e mail @ [email protected]. Ph. 018556576.  M 0858744553.

6 round competition 10 minutes each side.

€ 5 Entry fee.

Prizes to be decided by the committee


Controller M Germaine





Club Championships 2016

The first round of the above tournament will take place on the

14th April 2016 at 7.30pm.

It will be an all play tournament divided into sections A, B, C etc.

Starting with the highest rated entry and working down to the lowest

rated entry.

Size of sections will depend on entries but players will be within their

own rating group where possible.

The rate of play

The rate of play will be all moves in One hour and thirty minutes.

( 90 minutes.)

The FIDE laws of chess will apply with one exception.

FIDE rule 11.3b regarding the ringing of mobile phones will not be applied for the following reason, this competition is among friends

and club mates and should be played with this in mind, therefore

a player cannot claim the game if his opponents phone rings out

but, the person whose phone rings should not leave the playing

area if it is his move.

Players may arrange with an opponent to play on the Thursday

night provided his opponent is given advance notice.

Entry Fee is €5.

There will be no monetary prize, trophies will be awarded at the A.G.M.

Please leave your name and a contact number on the sheet below (in the Club)

If you wish to participate.