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Blitz on Thursday

We have a week free from home matches this week so we can have a club blitz on Thursday 24th. First round at 8pm. We will have 9 rounds in all so we should be finished by 10. All member … Continue reading

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Gerry McCarthy RIP

it was with great sadness that we learned this week of the death of Gerry McCarthy. Gerry was an active member of  Rathmines over many years. He is remembered as a keen chess player who made many friends in the … Continue reading

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Holiday Closure

The Christmas Blitz is the last club event of 2018. Thereafter, we will be closed until Monday 7th.

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Christmas Blitz

The club Christmas Blitz will take place on Thursday 20th with first round at 8pm. As this is a highlight of the club’s calendar we hope that as many members as possible can make it. For those interested in ‘that … Continue reading

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Blitz II on Monday19th

Our second blitz of the season will take place on Monday next at 8pm. As usual 9 rounds of 3+2 and members can join at any stage with the appropriate byes.

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Rapid On Thursday 25th

The first Rapid of the season will take place on this coming Thursday 25th, starting at 7.45. This is a good opportunity to play reasonable length games OTB. The format will be four rounds with time control of 15mins + … Continue reading

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League Start-Up Info

The league campaigns for our seven team start in the coming weeks. Five of our teams go into action at home on Thursday 27th. The Armstrong team goes into action on Saturday 30th while the Heidenfeld team has its first … Continue reading

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