The club will restart on Wednesday 17th January following Christmas break and not the 10th as previously announced. Apologies for any inconvenience caused: John
North Kildare Chess Club are delighted to host the next Leinster Chess Union Grand Prix Tournament, in the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, on Sunday 11th February 2018. The Leinster Junior Chess Grand Prix is a series of monthly chess tournaments which offers children the opportunity to play chess in a competitive and relaxed atmosphere. Players are … More 2018 LCU Grand Prix 3
Congratulations to Darius,Darragh, Vishal and Kian who got 5th place out of 27 teams in today’s Mick Germaine cup in Drumcondra. The team only lost one match today and only missed out on the trophies on a tie-break. Vishal won the board prize on a perfect 6 out of 6.
Congratulations to Arsen and Niamh who both won 1st place trophies in the Leinster Chess Union Grand Prix tournament in Dundrum. This is Arsen’s 2nd GP trophy in a row in the under 8 section. Niamh won the first places trophy in the under 8 girls. Vishal also had an excellent tournament finishing in joint … More LCU Grand Prix 2 – Results
We’re cancelling the chess club tonight as several of the roads around Kilcock are closed due to flooding. As an alternative if anybody wants to play online we’re hosting an online tournament in chess.com. look for North Kildare Chess club on chess.com
Congratulations to Darragh and Vishal who chalked up their first wins of the season in the Bodley league on Saturday against Bray Chess Club. The adults on the team didn’t do so well. David and John lost their respective games by blundering away rooks at crucial moments. Perhaps it’s time for the Kids to start … More Wins for Vishal and Darragh against Bray
Some upcoming chess competitions that our members may be interested in. Sunday 26th November: The second LCU Grand Prix tournament will take place in Taney Parish Centre near Dundrum. This is a great event for beginner and intermediate players, hosted by a different Leinster club each month. More details follow this link: Sunday 10th December 2017: The Mick Germaine Cup … More Upcoming Tournaments
Just to let you know the club will be closed on the 1st of November as most members are on their midterm break. See you again on the 8th.
Congratulations to Arsen who won the Under 8 section in last Sunday’s Lenister Chess Union Grand Prix. Thanks also to the five other players represented the club in the competition in their various age categories: Darragh, Vishal, Darius, Kian, and James in his very first competitive tournament. All performed well and gained valuable points for … More LCU Grand Prix 1 – Congratulations
Today’s was the Junior Tournament in Stillorgan hosted by GM Alex Baburin. Before the main Tournament there was a simultaneous exhibition with FM Conor O’Donnell. Darius and Kian both played against him. In the main event Darius came 3rd and Vishal came 1st. Well done and Congratulations.