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.


Munster Leagues 2020

The schedules for the 2019 / 2020 Munster League Division 1 and Division 2 have been published on the website. The Division 1 details are available here. The Division 2 details are available here.

The first two rounds will be played on Sunday 24th November at the Charleville Park Hotel beginning at 12:00 pm. Rounds 3 and 4 will be on Sunday 15th December at Charleville Park Hotel beginnng at 12:00 pm. The full draft schedules can be viewed at Div 1 Schedule and Div 2 Schedule respectively.

Can all team captains please confirm their intention to field a team to the league controller (leaguecontroller@munsterchessunion.org). Also please contact the league controller as soon as possible if the team captain or contact details need to be updated. It is hoped that Galway will field a team to fill the sixth slot in Division 2 this year.


2019 Munster Junior Championships

The Munster Junior Championships will be held at the West County Hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare on 30th November and 1st December. The Championships are organised by John Cassidy (087-249 5914).

There will be age bands for under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18. Competitors must have been under the age limit on 1st January 2019. Full details of the playing schedule, entry fees and venue are are available in the pdf flyer for the event.


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