Details and schedule

There are two flyers available with all the information needed on schedules, eligibility, how to enter, rules and regulations, etc.

The flyer for the U-10s up to the U-19s can be found here (pdf download)

The flyer for the U-8s can be found here (pdf download)

You will be able to follow the tournament online on once it has started.

There are 9 events over the weekend, with the schedules as follows –


Irish Under 12, Under 14, Under 16 and Under 19 Championships
Day Time
Registration Friday 1st 6:30pm-7:00pm
Opening ceremony Friday 1st 7:00pm
Round 1 Friday 1st 7:30pm
Round 2 Saturday 2nd 10:00am
Round 3 Saturday 2nd 2:00pm
Round 4 Saturday 2nd 6:00pm
Round 5 Sunday 3rd 10:00am
Round 6 Sunday 3rd 2:00pm
Prizegiving Sunday 3rd 5:30pm


Irish Under 10 Championships
Day Time
Registration Saturday 2nd 9:15am-9:45am
Round 1 Saturday 2nd 10:00am
Round 2 Saturday 2nd 12:30pm
Round 3 Saturday 2nd 3:00pm
Round 4 Sunday 3rd 10:00am
Round 5 Sunday 3rd 12:30pm
Round 6 Sunday 3rd 3:00pm
Prizegiving Sunday 3rd 5:30pm


Irish Under 8 Championships, Under 10/12 rapidplay and parents’ tournament
Day Time
Registration Sunday 3rd 11:00am-11:45am
Round 1 Sunday 3rd 12:00pm
Prizegiving Sunday 3rd 4:30pm

The Under 8 Championships and the U10/U12 rapidplay will run straight through, with each round starting within 5 minutes of the end of the previous round, and 8 rounds in total.

The parents’ tournament will be six rounds.

The Q&A on being a chess parent is scheduled for 11:30 on Sunday, with full details here.

For any queries, contact Kevin at