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Irish Chess Union

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The Irish Chess Union (ICU), is the governing body for chess in the Republic of Ireland since it's formation in 1912. [1]

51 relations: An Tóstal, Armstrong Cup, Ballina, County Mayo, Ballinasloe, Belfast, Branagan Cup, Castlebar, Cavan, Chess, Chess rating system, Chess tournament, Community Games, Connacht, Cork (city), Correspondence chess, Derry, Drogheda, Dublin, Dublin City University, Dungarvan, Ennis, Ennis Shield, Enniscorthy, European Chess Union, FIDE, Galway, Heidenfeld Trophy, International Braille Chess Association, International Correspondence Chess Federation, Irish Chess Championship, Jessie Gilbert, Kilkenny, Leinster, Limerick, Manorhamilton, Michael D. Higgins, Munster, National Council for the Blind of Ireland, Nigel Short, Northern Ireland, NUI Galway, Patrick Moore, Portadown, Republic of Ireland, Shannon, County Clare, Tailteann Games (Irish Free State), The Guardian, Tralee, Ulster, Ulster Chess Championship, ..., Wicklow. Expand index (1 more) »

An Tóstal

An Tóstal (meaning "The Pageant") was the name for a series of festivals held in Ireland in the 20th Century.

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Armstrong Cup

The Armstrong Cup is the oldest Irish team league competition and has been played every year since 1888, perhaps giving it a claim on the longest running chess competition in the world.

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Ballina, County Mayo

Ballina is a town in north County Mayo, Ireland.

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Ballinasloe

Ballinasloe is a town in the easternmost part of County Galway Ireland.

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Belfast

Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.

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Branagan Cup

The Branagan Cup is a chess cup competition, played between the teams made up of players from clubs that played in the Armstrong Cup and Heidenfeld Trophy, the top two leagues of the Leinster leagues, in Ireland.

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Castlebar

Castlebar is the county town of County Mayo, Ireland.

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Cavan

Cavan is the county town of County Cavan in Ireland.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess rating system

A chess rating system is a system used in chess to calculate an estimate of the strength of the player, based on his or her performance versus other players.

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Chess tournament

A chess tournament is a series of chess games played competitively to determine a winning individual or team.

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Community Games

Aldi Community Games is an Irish independent voluntary organisation and National Governing Body providing opportunities for children and young people to grow and develop in a positive and healthy way while experiencing a wide range of sporting and cultural activities.

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Connacht

ConnachtPage five of An tOrdú Logainmneacha (Contaetha agus Cúigí) 2003 clearly lists the official spellings of the names of the four provinces of the country with Connacht listed for both languages; when used without the term 'The province of' / 'Cúige'.

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Cork (city)

Cork (from corcach, meaning "marsh") is a city in south-west Ireland, in the province of Munster, which had a population of 125,622 in 2016.

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Correspondence chess

Correspondence chess is chess or variant chess played by various forms of long-distance correspondence, often through a correspondence chess server, a public internet chess forum, email, or the postal system.

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Derry

Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.

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Drogheda

Drogheda is one of the oldest towns in Ireland.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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Dublin City University

Dublin City University (abbreviated as DCU) (Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath) is a university in the Republic of Ireland based in Northside, Dublin.

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Dungarvan

Dungarvan is a coastal town and harbour in County Waterford, on the south coast of Ireland.

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Ennis

Ennis is the county town of County Clare, Ireland.

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Ennis Shield

The Ennis Shield is the third division of the Leinster Chess Leagues run by the Leinster Chess Union.

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Enniscorthy

Enniscorthy, is the second-largest town in County Wexford, Ireland.

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European Chess Union

The European Chess Union (ECU) is an independent association for the interests of European chess.

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FIDE

The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.

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Galway

Galway (Gaillimh) is a city in the West of Ireland, in the province of Connacht.

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Heidenfeld Trophy

The Heidenfeld Trophy is chess league competition in Leinster, Ireland, it is the second division of the Leinster Chess Union.

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International Braille Chess Association

The International Braille Chess Association (IBCA) is organization for blind and visually impaired chess players.

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International Correspondence Chess Federation

International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) was founded in 1951 as a new appearance of the International Correspondence Chess Association (ICCA), which was founded in 1945, as successor of the Internationaler Fernschachbund (IFSB), founded in 1928.

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Irish Chess Championship

The Irish Chess Championship is the national Championship of Ireland as run by the Irish Chess Union (ICU), the FIDE governing body for the sport.

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Jessie Gilbert

Jessica Laura Cory Gilbert known as "Jessie" Gilbert (30 January 1987 – 26 July 2006) was a British chess player.

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Kilkenny

Kilkenny.

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Leinster

Leinster (— Laighin / Cúige Laighean — /) is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the east of Ireland.

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Limerick

Limerick (Luimneach) is a city in County Limerick, Ireland.

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Manorhamilton

Manorhamilton is the second largest town in County Leitrim, Ireland.

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Michael D. Higgins

Michael Daniel Higgins (Mícheál Dónal Ó hUiginn; born 18 April 1941) is an Irish politician who has served as the 9th President of Ireland since November 2011.

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Munster

Munster (an Mhumhain / Cúige Mumhan,.

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National Council for the Blind of Ireland

The National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI), in Drumcondra, Dublin, is a charitable organisation which provides support and services to people experiencing sight loss in Ireland Established in 1931 to promote the full independence of people who are blind or vision impaired the NCBI now employs over 150 staff and many volunteers, providing services to more than 14,0000 people.

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Nigel Short

Nigel David Short (born 1 June 1965) is an English chess grandmaster, chess columnist, chess coach and chess commentator.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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NUI Galway

The National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway; OÉ Gaillimh) is located in the city of Galway in the Ireland.

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Patrick Moore

Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore (4 March 19239 December 2012) was an English amateur astronomer who attained prominent status in that field as a writer, researcher, radio commentator and television presenter.

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Portadown

Portadown is a town in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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Shannon, County Clare

Shannon or Shannon Town (Baile na Sionnainne), named after the river near which it stands, is a town in County Clare, Ireland.

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Tailteann Games (Irish Free State)

The Tailteann Games or Aonach Tailteann was an Irish sporting and cultural festival held in the Irish Free State in 1924, 1928, and 1932.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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Tralee

Tralee is the county town of County Kerry in the south-west of Ireland.

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Ulster

Ulster (Ulaidh or Cúige Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr or Ulster) is a province in the north of the island of Ireland.

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Ulster Chess Championship

The Ulster Chess Championship is an annual chess tournament organised by the Ulster Chess Union which has been held since 1892.

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Wicklow

Wicklow is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Chess_Union

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