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Tim and James playing in the Saturday final Tim Dineen (White) played James Naughton in the Hunt museum mini chess tournament Saturday final to inaugurate the new giant outdoor garden chessboard on 24th July 2021. Favourite James won. Con Kirby and James O'Sullivan playing in the Sunday final Con Kirby(White) v James O'Sullivan near the end of their game at the Hunt museum mini chess tournament Sunday final on 25th July 2021. Con has a winning position. Round 1 matches on 24th Jul 2021 The 8 boards at round 1 of the Hunt museum mini knockout 30 min Rapid tournament on Sat 24th Jul 2021. Hunt tournament Conor Sheehan Best junior Conor Sheehan was presented with the Best junior prize in the July 2021 Hunt Chess Mini tournament. Tim and Laurent at outdoor pub chess Chess has returned to Limerick! Tim and Laurent playing outdoor pub chess on Tues 13th July 2021.

Latest News:
  • IRISH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP OCT 23-25TH 2021
  • ENNIS CHESS OPEN NOV 12-14TH 2021
  • HUNT MUSEUM MINI KNOCKOUT TOURNAMENT 21 AUG 2021. RESULTS/PHOTOS.
  • HUNT MUSEUM MINI KNOCKOUT TOURNAMENT 24=25 JULY 2021. RESULTS/PHOTOS.
  • LIMERICK ONLINE CHESS CLUB 2020
  • CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2019-20, RD 6 DRAW.
  • TOM WHITE CUP SWISS 2019-20, RD 6 DRAW.
  • LIMERICK 2019 XMAS FISHER RANDOM BLITZ HANDICAP won by Angelo Fuentes, report/photos
  • LIMERICK OPEN 26-28TH OCT 2019 REPORT/PHOTOS
  • LIMERICK START OF SEASON BLITZ, WED 25th SEPT 2019
  • LIMERICK MICHAEL MEANEY MEMORIAL BLITZ, WED 15th MAY 2019 RESULTS. Rory Delaney winner on 5/6 points.
  • CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2018-19, RD 7 DRAW/RESULTS. Rory Delaney is 2019 Club Champion on 6/7 points. Well done Rory!
  • TOM WHITE CUP SWISS 2018-19, RD 6 DRAW/RESULTS. Rory Delaney is 2019 Tom White Cup champion on 5.5/6 points. Double triumph for Rory!
  • LIMERICK XMAS FISHER RANDOM BLITZ HANDICAP won by Con Kirby, results/report
  • LIMERICK START OF SEASON BLITZ, WED 26th SEPT 2018
  • LIMERICK OPEN 27-29TH OCT 2018
  • ENNIS CONGRESS 2018, 11-13 MAY RESULTS/PHOTOS
  • LIMERICK END OF SEASON BLITZ HANDICAP, WED 16th MAY 2018 Results/Photos
  • CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2017-18, RD 7 RESULTS/PHOTOS. Kevin O'Flaherty is 2018 Club Champion on 6/7 points.
  • TOM WHITE CUP SWISS 2017-18, RD 6 RESULTS/PHOTOS. James Naughton is the 2018 Tom White Cup winner on 5.6/6 points.
  • CLUB NEWS THIS WEEK.

    SEP 15TH week 2021

    SEPT 2021 Irish/Munster Tournament calendar:

    10-12 Sept 2021 The City of Dublin Championships 2021 - Colaiste Eanna, Hillside Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, D16E248. See ICU website for results

    18-19 Sept 2021 The Irish Womens Championships 2021 - The Killeshin Hotel, Dublin Road, Ballyroan, Portlaoise, Co.Laois R32TYW7. See ICU website for details

    24-26 Sept 2021 The Irish 50+/65+ Championships 2021 - Colaiste Eanna, Hillside Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, D16E248. See ICU website for details

    LIMERICK CHESS CLUB GAMES SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE as per govt COVID guidelines.

    Limerick Club are online on lichess.org so club members can register to play games online on Lichess website. Procedures to join online chess see above.

    Due to the current restrictions, Club adult fee for 2020-21 is reduced to 20 euro; juniors 10 euro to cover prizes and trophies. Adult members children(U-18) are free. Use Club BIC/IBAN (In Contact section, Members phone nos using the p/w) to deposit club fee, then inform Club Asst Secretary or Treasurer

    2020 Club AGM was held on Sun 20th Dec 2020. AGM minutes is in News section.

    CLUB VENUE ADDRESS AND DIRECTIONS - LIMERICK LAWN TENNIS CLUB, ENNIS ROAD. Opposite John F Kennedy Memorial School, entrance next to the chemist. Refer to the LOCATION MAP on left.

    Munster League AGM 2019 was held on Sunday Apr 28th 2019, 6 pm at Charleville Park hotel, Charleville

    Elected to 2019-20 MCU Committee:

    Munster League Chairman : John Cassidy

    Munster League Controller: Kevin O'Flaherty

    Munster League Secretary: vacant

    Munster League Treasurer: Paul Dowdall

    Munster League ICU Delegate: John Cassidy