Zombies, Star Wars and the Blackburne Shilling Gambit – the official tournament review is available now on the ICU website. Pop over and have a read!
And so the 2016 Irish Junior Championships have come to a close. Congratulations to the section winners – Arnold Kecskemeti, Con Kirby, Danny Dwyer, Henry Li, Diana Mirza and Conor O’Donnell.
The tournament website won’t yet be put into the attic though – we’ll have the conclusion of the tournament diary, and some photos from a great weekend.
Keep an eye out for the 2017 event!
The diary of the 2016 Irish Junior Championships is online now.
More to come!
The link for the live games for the Irish Juniors is here.
The first round tonight should be underway from 7:30.
The Irish Juniors will be the first tournament in Ireland to allow you receive your draw by text as soon as it’s made.
We’re on track to match or beat last year’s record entry of 161 – but next Wednesday is the deadline for the early entry fees. So if you haven’t already entered, our recommendation is to get signed up today!
The Irish Chess Union (ICU) have announced a deal which can see first-time tournament players receive free chess equipment for their schools – just by entering the 2016 Irish Junior Championships.