Irish Supplier : Mr. John Alfred. Based in Limerick, and distributes nationally .. click on this link ChessZ. Email before ordering online .. firstname.lastname@example.org John also runs school chess competitions, details on his web page.
Alternative Supplier : Regency Chess supplies offer a discount of 10% for Irish schools (organised by www.ficheall.ie , using the code “ficheall”). Click RegencyChess to find out more. Email – email@example.com
Join Other Irish School Teachers :
Ficheall.ie is a network of primary teachers in Ireland promoting chess in their schools. Ficheall.ie provide resources and support to any teacher who wishes to introduce chess to their school either as a classroom activity or after-school club. Ficheall.ie also organises fun, team-based, one-day chess tournaments where enough chess-promoting schools exist in an area.
Irish Chess Union (ICU) :
Organise “rated” chess events in Ireland. These are for higher level tournaments. The top Irish Juniors are given the opportunity to play for Ireland in International events. Click ICU and select the “Juniors page” for details of National events.
The ICU are registered members of FIDE (world chess governing body) and they have some free chess books and educational material here.
Thanks to our sponsors :
If you wish to find out more or get involved please email us at .. firstname.lastname@example.org
The people behind this non-profit organization:
Working Committee: Desmond Beaty, April Cronin, John Conlon & Brendan Buckley.