|Leinster Chess Union|
An Cumann Fichille Laighean
The Leinster Chess Union is the body responsible for promoting and organising chess in the Province of Leinster, Ireland.
Finglas Chess Club have moved...
12-Feb-2014 Finglas Chess Club have moved to new premises. They now meet at Dublin City Council Senior Citizens Complex, Brookville Court, North Road, Finglas, Dublin 11. They meet every Tuesday night except the last Tuesday of each month. New members are always welcome. Click on the following link to view map and contact details. Finglas Chess Club
07-Feb-2014 All players playing in the LCU leagues must be paid up members of the Irish Chess Union. Match points have been deducted for each match that an unregistered player has played in. Clubs are advised that points deducted will not be refunded for players whose fees have not been paid by 28th February 2014. List of ICU Members
Dublin C.C. Simultaneous
01-Jan-2014 Jonathan O'Connor is giving a simultaneous display on Thursday 16th January 2014 in Dublin Chess Club. If you would like to play Jonathan, click on the following link for details on how to enter. Spectators are welcome and admission is free. Click here for full details.
Leinster Junior Championships
27-Dec-2013 The Leinster Junior Chess Championships are taking place from Wednesday 1st January to Sunday 5th January 2014. The venue is the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire. The age categories are Under 10s, Under 11s, Under 12s, Under 14s, Under 16s and Under 19s. Click here for full details and entry form.
LCU Christmas Blitz
28-Nov-2013 The Leinster Chess Union's annual Christmas Blitz Tournament will take place on Wednesday 18th December 2013 in the Ierne Sports and Social Club, Gracepark Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, (Home of the Elm Mount Chess Club). Registration is from 7.45 pm with play starting at 8.15 pm sharp. Entry fee is 5 euro per player and lots of fun and prizes guaranteed. Food will also be provided on the night.
Bodley Cup Fixtures
17-Oct-2013 Fixtures for the Bodley Cup have been published. Due to the large number of entries received, the division has been split into two groups. The winners of each group will play off to decide the destination of the trophy. Follow the links on the left to view the fixtures. The full fixture list can be downloaded by clicking the download link below left.
Bodley Cup Entries
26-Sep-2013 The closing date for entry into the Bodley Cup (Div 6) is Friday 4th October. Clubs who have not already confirmed their entry with the Leagues Controller, should do so immediately.
Malahide C.C. Match Night
26-Sep-2013 Malahide Chess Club's weekday home match night has been changed to Tuesday. The Heidenfeld (Div 2) and Ennis (Div 3) fixtures have been amended accordingly.
City of Dublin Results
16-Sep-2013 164 players took part in this years Championship. This was a big increase in the number of entries that the event has attracted over the last number of years. Tournament Director was Pat Fitzsimons and Tournament Controller was Herbert Scarry. Final results and prize winners can be viewed by clicking on the following links. Masters Section | Major Section | Challengers Section | Junior Section | Prize Winners
12-Sep-2013 The fixture dates for the leagues are now available. The pairings for Division 5 (BEA Cup) have been amended. Please note the following changes in club weekday match nights. Celbridge will play their weekday Armstrong and O'Hanlon home matches on Mondays. Dublin will play their weekday Ennis and BEA home matches on Tuesdays.
City of Dublin Entries
12-Sep-2013 Entries received for the City of Dublin can be viewed by clicking on the following links. Masters Section | Major Section | Challengers Section | Junior Section
City of Dublin Championships
01-Sep-2013 The deadline for availing of a discount on entry fees for this year's championships has been extended to Friday 6th September 2013. Click here for full details and entry form.
Mick Germaine Cup 2013
01-Sep-2013 The Leinster Chess Union is pleased to announce that this year’s Mick Germaine Cup competition for teams of juniors / novices will take place on Saturday 28th September 2013 in the Ierne Sports and Social Club (Main Hall), Gracepark Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 (home of the Elm Mount Chess Club). Click here for full details.
City of Dublin Championships
07-Aug-2013 The City of Dublin Championships are being held from Friday 13th September to Sunday 15th September in the Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square, Dublin 1. A prize fund of €3,000 will be on offer, subject to entry. There will be four sections, Masters, Majors, Challengers and Juniors. Click here for full details and entry form.