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LCU Cups

The LCU cups will be run over June. Full details here https://www.icu.ie/events/1250. Any member interested in playing should indicate their availability to John or Jack in the club or by reply to me. Closing date is June 1st so respond … Continue reading

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Club Championships Final Rd

The final round takes place in the club on Thursday30th at 7.30. In section 1 Tony Scannell and David Goggins are on top board while Tony Bermingham is still in with a shout. Similarly, in section the top board clash … Continue reading

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Section 2 Draw Change

There is a late change to section 2 draw to cater for Dee’s unavailability. This way there is a game for everyone who’s available. Section 2 3 Cian Porteus Sotirios Papadopolous 2.5 2 John Curtis Niall Whelan 2 1.5 Pat … Continue reading

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Club Championships Round 4

Going into the penultimate round Tony B is a half point ahead of Tony S in section 1 while Cian has a similar lead over Sotirios in section 2. Round 4 on Thursday 23rd at 7.30. Club Championships 2019 Round … Continue reading

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Club Championships Round 3

The Round 2 results and Round 3 draw are below. All games to be played Thursday 16th at 7pm. If agreed by players matches may be deferred to Monday20th. Club Championships 2019 Round 2 result Section 1 Tony Bermingham 1-0 … Continue reading

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Club Championships 2019

The 2019 Club Championships kicked off on Thursday last. We’re playing two sections. Section 1 players compete for the senior championship while section 2 players compete for intermediate and junior championships depending on grading. Round 1 results and Round 2 … Continue reading

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Club Championships This Evening

A reminder that the club championships start this evening. If you haven’t entered already you can do so up to 7.30 when the draw will be made. A half point bye is available in any of rounds 1-4. See you … Continue reading

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Club Dates for April/May

April Thurday 18th – club closed for Easter Monday 22nd – club closed – public holiday Thursday 25th – Club Championships round 1 at 7.30 Saturday 27th – BEA C home match Monday 29th – regular club night May Thursday … Continue reading

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Club Championships 2019

The final round of the leagues for most teams is unusually late this year on Sunday May 19th so the club championships will kick off in advance of conclusion of the leagues There will be 3 sections (depending on entry … Continue reading

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Rapid In Club On Monday 9th

As there’s a lull in the league calendar this week we can have a Club Rapid on Monday 9th (not Thursday 4th as previously billed when some league games have been arranged). As usual the mini tournament will have 4 … Continue reading

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National Club Championships

The National championships are taking place in Gonzaga over the weekend of 5-7th April. Details here…https://www.icu.ie/system/events/flyers/000/000/867/original/The_National_Club_Championships_2019.pdf?1551663129 If you are interested in being considered for the team please make your interest known to Tomasz, John Maher or myself asap. Tony We … Continue reading

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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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