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  • Junior Chess Club back 9th/10th September

    Hope you all had a lovely summer break, although many of you had a very busy time. We are looking forward to seeing you all again in September.

    Newcomers welcome too. Contact me at mauraosborne@eircom.net for details on how to join.

    Younger members club and classes begin on Tuesday 9th  at 7pm until 8.30, while Wednesday club night resumes on the 10th of September at 7pm.

    First team event on the upcoming events calendar will be the Mick Germaine Cup on the 11th of October.

    Below are the details of the upcoming


    Teams of 4 players play 6 rounds over one day.
    Each team will need one guardian/parent to captain the team on the day. Let me know ,by Wednesday 24th September, if you are interested in taking part on a Rathmines Team by emailing
    Maura Osborne@eircom.net
    Competition for teams of juniors/novices
    Will take place on:
    Saturday 11th of October 2014
    In the Ierne Sports and Social Club
    Gracepark Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

    Registration and Playing Timetable.
    Registration  10.30am to 11am.
    Round 1          11am.
    Round 2         11.45am
    Round 3         12.30pm
    Break               1.15pm–2.15pm

    Round 4          2.15pm
    Round 5          3.00 pm
    Round 6          3.45 pm
    Prize-‐giving 4.30pm.
    Eligibility Requirements.
    Teams should be comprised of 4 players who are under 16 years of age on 1st September 2014.
    Players with an ICU rating of 900 or less or who are unrated are eligible to compete
    In the tournament.
    (ICU May 2014 rating list applies).