The Irish Chess Championships will take place from the 6th to the 14th of July. Events include The Irish Championship, The Irish Women’s Championship, Open, Intermediate and Juniors Championship, ICU Instructor and FIDE Trainer Courses.

This competition will take place in the PESS building on the University of Limerick main campus.

Time control is 40 moves in 90 minutes with an additional 30 minutes for the rest and a 30 second increment from move 1.

Only players who are registered with Ireland by FIDE and have had a rating 1800 or higher (ICU or FIDE) from September 1st 2012 are eligible to play in the Irish Chess Championships.

Minimum Prize-pool: 1st – €1,600; 2nd – €800; 3rd – €300.

Tournament website

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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