Welcome to the MCU

Welcome to the Munster Chess Union website which promotes chess in Munster. These pages will provide access to information about the Munster Chess Leagues, Chess Clubs in Munster and any other information relevant to chess players and clubs in the region.

As well as MCU information we are also happy to publish announcements and reports on behalf of chess clubs in the region.

New League Season

Division 1 will kick off on 1st October 2016. Full details are announced here. The League Controller will be emailing all last years team captains directly.

Division 2 is scheduled to start on 23rd Oct 2016. Based on last years results the teams involved are Tralee, Charleville, Limerick B and Dungarvan. Clubs interested in submitting new Division 2 teams are asked to contact the League Controller or Secretary as soon as possible.

Munster Championship and Joe Browne Cup 2016

Munster Championship Results.

Joe Browne Cup Results.

Report and photos here.

The games will be available to download in PGN format in the next few days. Thanks to Kevin O'Flaherty for collecting them.

Munster Junior Championships 2016

The 2016 Munster Junior Championships are being run by the MJCC on the 17th - 18th September at the West County Hotel, Ennis. This is the same venue as the Munster Championship.

The Junior Championships are open to all juniors in Ireland.

Full details and entry form available here..

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