Munster Chess Union Constitution


6.1 The Committee shall have the power to expel, suspend or take such other action as it shall think fit in respect of any member, or affiliate member, who refuses or neglects to comply with the Rules of the MCU or who is guilty of any conduct which in the opinion of the Committee is seriously unsporting or is prejudicial to the interests of the MCU.

6.2 No action shall be taken against any member without first inviting them to furnish an explanation of the circumstances complained of either in writing or personally before the general Committee at the members´┐Ż option. The decision of the Committee shall be ascertained by ballot and shall be final. A member of the MCU expelled by virtue of the provisions of this clause shall forfeit all right in and claim upon the MCU.


7.1 All complaints shall be made in writing to the Secretary who, should he be unable to remedy them, shall submit the same to the Committee whose decision shall be final.


8.1 The game shall be played according to the Rules of Chess adopted from time to time by FIDE, as modified by any bye-laws set down by the ICU and local rules specified by tournament organizers (which may not contradict the laws of the governing body). Any query or dispute concerning the rules of Chess arising during any event organised by or under the supervision of the MCU shall be referred to the Committee or its appointed representative(s), whose decision shall be final and binding.


9.1 Members shall be bound by the Rules and Regulations of the MCU, and if any doubt should arise as to the proper interpretation thereof, the matter shall be referred to the Committee whose decision shall be final


10.1 In the event of the MCU being dissolved or disbanded for whatever reason and by whatever means, its assets shall be transferred in equal shares to the then affiliated Clubs and any trophies to the Clubs then holding them.


  1. General
  2. Membership
  3. Committee and Officers
  4. Meetings
  5. Meetings (ii)
  6. Meetings (iii)
  7. Rules and Dissolution
  8. Constitution (pdf)
  9. Constitution 2011(pdf)