Tournaments

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Rapid Club Championships Open

Tue 07 Feb 2023 - Tue 02 May 2023 , 5 rounds (provisionally)

15 mins + 10 sec/move

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Entries

Pairings, results - Choose section and round number

Open to all members in one big section. Swiss tournament with accelerated pairings to ease in lower rated players. Those doing well face top half players after round 3.

Prizes

1st, 2nd, 3rd place engraved medals and 3 Grading Prizes in U1000, U800 and U600 sections, depending on entries.

Club Championships Sections A - D

Tue 10 Jan 2023 - Tue 28 Mar 2023 , 5 rounds (provisionally)

10 mins + 120 sec/move (Sec A), 10 + 90 Sec B, 5 + 60 Sec C and D, or as agreed, to allow juniors to leave earlier.

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Pairings, results - Choose section and round number

Open to all members. Tournament divided into sections of 6 by SCC ratings. All-play-all with adjournments. Other events between rounds for those with no adjournments or matches.

Prizes

1st, 2nd, 3rd place engraved medals or plaques in each section. Cups for Club Champion, U18 Girls and Boys Champions.

Turkey Open

Tue 15 Nov 2022 - Tue 13 Dec 2022 , 5 rounds (provisionally)

75 mins + 30 sec/move , or as agreed, to allow juniors to leave earlier.

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Entries

Pairings, results - Choose section and round number

Open to all members.

Prizes
Overall: 1st Joseph Dunne (4/5) €25
Overall: 2nd Paul Ryan (3½/5) €15
Overall: 3rd John Loughran (3/5) €10
Under 1200: 1st Nikolai Dimitrov (2½/5) €15
Under 1200: 2nd Paschal O’Shea (2½/5) €10
Under 1100: 1st Lorcán McDonnell Ryan (3/5) €10
Under 1100: 2nd Enda Joyce (2½/5) €10
Under 1100: 3rd Fikre Leguesse (2½/5) €10

Skerries Community Games Finals U16, U13, U11

Tue 08 Nov 2022 - Tue 13 Dec 2022 , 6 rounds (provisionally)

25 mins + 10 sec/move , or as agreed, to allow younger players to leave early

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Entries

Pairings, results - Choose section and round number

Entry Fee €2 (free for members), to cover the cost of Community Games Medals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place in each of the Under-16, U-13 and U-11 age groups. Open to members and non members under 16 on the 31st July next year, with an address in the Skerries area. For the competition players will become free members of the Skerries Chess Club. They must Login and Join on the website. One parent of each player must be Garda vetted and should bring Photo ID and Proof of Address with them on the first night or contact our Vetting Officer in advance. They need not pay membership fees or join the supervision rota. The tournament will be used to select players to represent Skerries on the U16, U13 and U11 teams in the Community Games Dublin Finals next spring. See Team > Junior for last year's Dublin finals.

Prizes
Overall: 1st Jacob Fynes (5½/6) SCC Gold medal
Under 16: 1st Scott Staunton (3½/6) C.G. Gold medal
Under 16: 2nd Jordan McMahon (2½/6) SCC Gold medal
Under 13: 1st Eibhlín Sullivan (4½/6) C.G. Gold medal
Under 13: 2nd Tom Jackson (4½/6) C.G. Silver medal
Under 13: 3rd Stanislaw Repeka (4/6) C.G. Bronze medal
Under 13: 4th Tom Denny (4/6) C.G. 4th place medal
Under 11: 1st Áine Loughran (3/6) C.G. Gold medal
Under 11: 2nd Charlie Leonard (3/6) C.G. Silver medal
Under 11: 3rd Tom Tyndall (2/6) C.G. Bronze medal
Under 11: 4th Dara McGinty (2/6) C.G. 4th place medal

Autumn Open

Tue 13 Sep 2022 - Tue 25 Oct 2022 , 6 rounds (provisionally)

60 mins + 30 sec/move , or as agreed, to allow juniors or parents to leave early

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Entries

Pairings, results - Choose section and round number

Only members are paired (see Join).

Prizes
Overall: 1st John Loughran (5½/6)
Overall: 2nd Joseph Dunne (5/6)
Overall: 3rd Krishiv Thoppe (3/6)
Under 1200: =1st Andrew Conneely (3/6)
Under 1200: =1st Paschal O’Shea (3/6)
Under 1200: 3rd Owen Johnston (2½/6)
Under 1100: 1st Enda Joyce (2/6)
Under 1100: 2nd Shane Adams (2/6)

Autumn Seagulls

Tue 13 Sep 2022 - Tue 25 Oct 2022 , 6 rounds (provisionally)

25 mins + 10 sec/move , or as agreed, to allow juniors or parents to leave early

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Entries

Pairings, results - Choose section and round number

For juniors and adults under 1000 rating.

Prizes
Under 1000: 1st Tom Jackson (5½/6)
Under 1000: 2nd Eibhlín Sullivan (4/6)
Under 1000: 3rd Tom Denny (3½/6)
Under 750: 1st Mary Loughran (2½/6)
Under 750: 2nd Jordan McMahon (2/6)
Under 750: 3rd Charlie Leonard (1½/6)

Past Tournaments

More information on past tournaments on the old Tournaments page.