Munster League rounds 7&8

Due to Storm Dennis, Tralee were unable to travel and our games for round 5&6 were postponed. These games will be replayed at a later date in Limerick. This Sunday we had 2 tough games against Ennis B and Cork B. Players were David Andreu, Diego Rodriguez, Andrew Finnerty, James Blackwell and Zoran Dragic We […]

Schools chess events 2020

Entries to brendan@chessossity.com numbers are limited and will be allocated on a first come first registered basis. Galway N.S. ChessChampionships:  Girls N.S. ChessChampionships: Teams of 8 playes. Aridlaun Hotel,Taylors hill, Galway.   Tuesday 10th of March.10.00 am to 3.00 pm €40 per team.   Teams of 4 players. Venue: The Bridge Centre,St. Mary’s Road, Galway. Monday 9th of March.10.00 am to 3.00 pm […]

February Blitz Results

We had a relatively low turnout at the start of the February Blitz, though some more players joined in later. In the event, the tournament became rather a two-horse race between Pete Morriss and Brian Gallagher. They met in round 3, and Pete managed to win their game, somewhat fortuitously. They both then defeated the […]

February Blitz: Thursday 20th

The next Galway Blitz tournament will be on Thursday 20th February, at our usual venue of upstairs in the Bridge Centre, St. Mary’s Road.  We’ll play seven rounds, at 5 minutes for each player per game plus an increment of 5 seconds a move.  Start time is 7.45, and we expect to finish before 11. […]

January Blitz Results

The first Blitz Tournament of the new year was held on Thursday 9 January, and again there was a good showing, including some newcomers and also some old faces we haven’t seen for several years, who we were glad to welcome back.  Strangely, although there were nearly 30 players at one or other of the […]

Connaught Juniors

 Congratulations to all the participants of this year Connaught Junior Championship .. many of these young champions are now looking froward to the Galway Congress in March.  Results and tables  .. here!

December Blitz Results

Our end-of-year Blitz, held on 19 December, saw the welcome return of a couple of members we haven’t seen for several years – and the equally welcome arrival of a new player – in addition to slightly more regulars than appeared last month.  Michael O’Donnell was the runaway winner, finishing on 6 points out of […]

Connaught Junior Championships 2020

Held on: Friday 3rd  &  Saturday 4th Jan. 2020. Venue : The Bridge Club, St. Mary’s Road, Galway Prizes: There are trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in the following age groups.  Any player can win these pirzes. Sections: U-11, U-13, U-15. Plus titles of “Connaught Champion” for boys and girls in each section. Note : Saturday one day events. (1) Girls only […]

Galway Chess Congress: 20th to 22nd March 2020

The 2020 Galway Chess Congress will be held on the weekend of 20th to 22nd March, at the Menlo Park Hotel, Galway.  There will be three sections, for players of different strengths, so it is suitable for everybody from Grandmasters to beginners.  (We have two Grandmasters entered already.)   You can get full information about […]

Christmas Blitz: Thursday 19th December

Our end-of-year blitz tournament will be on Thursday 19 December, at our regular club venue: upstairs in the Galway Bridge Centre, St Mary’s Road.  Starting time is 7.45 p.m., and there will be 7 rounds, played at a rate of 5 minutes per player per game plus 5 seconds per move.  We provide all sets […]

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    2 Brian Gallagher
    3 James Blackwell
    4 Ronan Zaletel
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