Irish Ch 2017 – First Impressions
The Irish Chess Championships 2017 will be held from 28th of July to the 6th of August in The Savoy Hotel, Limerick. There’s a €4,000 guaranteed prize fund & 2 titled players are confirmed entrants (GM Alexander Baburin and IM Alex Astaneh Lopez).
Details of further events to be run alongside the featured week-long event to decide the Irish Champion, will be announced shortly. Below is a video clip of the winner , Stephen Jessel,, in round two from 2016
Some thoughts and impressions about the possibilities for the 2017 Irish Ch will be available from Colm Daly soon.