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    • Gorey Xmas rapid

      Gorey Chess club held their annual Christmas Blitz Competition last Monday 15th December. A record 18 players partook in the contest including players from Wexford and Wicklow. At the end of the 6 round competition, the first seed and Irish Intern... | Read More

    • Gorey vs Wexford match

      A recent 2 legged match between Gorey chess club and Wexford chess club took place in recent weeks. Wexford Chess club won the 1st leg 3-2 in Gorey but the Gorey team recovered strongly to win the 2nd leg 4-1 in Wexford to win the match overall. H... | Read More

    • The best Trainers...

      The best Trainers are those who show where to look but do NOT tell what to see... | Read More

    • Gorey Chess Club news...

      Hi everyone I would like to say a few words about the various chess matches over the past few weeks. Firstly I would like to congratulate the Gorey Team and their Captain, Stephen Considine who made their debut in competitive chess on Saturday 8t... | Read More

    • John LACY's CHESS gem...

      Joe FLOOD (1202) vs John LACY (1313) - IRL TEAM Champ.- 15 Nov. 2014 - Rathmines vs Gorey   1.Nf3 d6 Delayed centre Ctrl. 2.d4 g6 Long diagonal Ctrl. 3.g3 Bg7 Same REMark as before. 4.Bg2 Nd7 Safely developing in-behind P structure to support ...... | Read More

    • Evan BYRNE in Gorey Guardian...

      Evan BYRNE savours Munster win - Gorey Guardian 28 Oct. 2014 Evan BYRNE travelled to Limerick last weekend to take part in the 1st. under 13 open of the season, the Badminton Munster Open. Evan BYRNE went all the way in the singles, defeating  ... | Read More

    • CHESS square Ctrl. TeST for Jnrs.

      CHESS TeST 100% Trainer & author = Manuel GARDENES   Trainee = 0 http://blog.chess.com/Manu-Trainer Instructions: Fill only grey areas Date = 30 Dec 1899 No. B) CHESS square Ctrl. Answer Diagnosis REMarks (Square, centre & coordinates C... | Read More

    • CHESS rules basics TeST Jnr. average

      CHESS TeST 100% Trainer & author = Manuel GARDENES   Trainee = http://blog.chess.com/Manu-Trainer Instructions: Fill only grey areas Date =   No. CHESS GAMe rules Answer Diagnosis REMarks (Rules basics & simple criteria) (OK?) (Clari... | Read More

    • CHESS rules basics TeST for Jnrs.

      No. CHESS GAMe rules Answer (Rules basics & simple criteria) 1 Symbol of Pawn?   2 Symbol of kNight?   3 Symbol of Bishop?   4 Symbol of Rook?   5 Symbol of Queen?   6 Symbol of King?   7 Value of Pawn?   8 Value of kNight?   9 Value... | Read More

    • Badminton & Chess Jnr. Champ.!!

      Evan BYRNE = U13 Munster Badminton Champ.!! Evan BYRNE = Gorey Chess Club Vice-Champ.! So we do have a 'double champ.'... a great honour for Gorey Chess Club plus Gorey community as well... sooner or later the trainee will become the trainer ... | Read More