Start of season blitz tournament Wed 26th Sept 2018 @ 8 pm



Lewis chessmen 1200 AD British Museum

Irish Junior U12 champion 2018 The 2018 Irish Junior Under 12 Age group section (held April 6-8th at Shannon Town Oakwood Arms hotel) winner Con Kirby(Limerick). Con won all 6 games! Jana Solomatina 2018 All Ireland U14 Girls Champion Jana Solomatina(Limerick) won the 2018 All Ireland Under 14 Girls Championship held at Treacys Oakwood hotel in April. Chez le Fab Rapid May winner Liam O'Brien The Chez le Fab ChessFest 15 min Rapid May 2018 winner Liam O'Brien after a playoff with Phillip Foenander. This is Liam's second win in this Rapid tournament series hosted by Chez le Fab cafe. Azzizbek Shamsiddinov v Dylan Murphy Ennis 2018 U-1400 blitz playoff Azzizbek Shamsiddinov won v Dylan Murphy in the Ennis 2018 Under 1400 section 3 min plus 2 sec increment blitz playoff. GM Sergei Tiviakov v GM Gawain Jones blitz playoff Joint winners GM Sergei Tiviakov(Neth) beat GM Gawain Jones(England) in the Bunratty 2018 Masters section blitz playoff.

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  • CLUB NEWS THIS WEEK.

    SEPT 26TH week 2018

    Club AGM on Sept 19th, all members welcome to attend. Club tournaments start early Oct 2018 till end April 2019

    2018 Club championship rd 7 results and Final Table(see above). Kevin O'Flaherty is 2018 Champion. Niall McDonnell second on 5.5/6 points. 4 way tie for third. Con Kirby won Best Junior. Congratulations to all prize winners!

    Tom White Cup round 6 results completed. James Naughton finished 1st on 5.5/6 points. Paul Carey and Jana Solomatina joint second on 4.5/6 points. Con Kirby won the Best Junior. Congratulations all winners!

    Munster League Div 1 Round Up. SARSFIELD are 2017-18 MUNSTER League champions on 9 match points and 37.5 game points!

    Limk A, Cork B and Tralee are in the relegation playoffs. Div 1 relegation playoff results played Sunday Sept 16th: Cork B 4.5-0.5 Tralee; Limerick A 3.5-1.5 Cork B

    Div 1 relegation playoff results played Sunday Sept 23rd: Tralee 0.5-4.5 Limerick A

    OCT 2018 Irish/Munster Tournament calendar:

    Fri/Sun 5-7th Oct 2018 - The Cork Congress 2018, Gresham Metropole hotel, McCurtain St, Cork City. See ICU website for details

    Fri/Sat 12-13th Oct 2018 - Portrush Atlantic Chess Festival, Portrush Atlantic hotel. See ICU website for details

    Fri/Sun 27-29th Oct 2018 - The Limerick Open, South Court hotel, Limerick. See above details forthcoming.

    Club adult fee is 55 euro; juniors 25 euro. Adult members children(U-18) are free

    2017 Club AGM was held on Wed 20th Sept 2017. 2016 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 2018 was held on Sunday Apr 28th 2018, 4.30 pm at Charleville Park hotel, Charleville

    Elected to 2018-19 MCU Committee:

    Munster League Chairman : John Cassidy

    Munster League Controller: Kevin O'Flaherty

    Munster League Secretary: Ray O'Brien

    Munster League Treasurer: Paul Dowdall

    Munster League ICU Delegate: John Cassidy