Ennis Chess Club

143 members

Welcome to the Lichess community of Ennis Chess Club. We are a reputable team participating in national and regional tournaments in Ireland. We are also members of MCU playing each year in the Munster League. This year (2023) Ennis Chess Club successfully defended the Munster League Division 1 Trophy and finished 2nd in National Club Championship.

Our team meets every Wednesday at 8 PM in the Ennis-based Treacys West County Hotel. Junior players attend at the same place every Thursday at 7.30 PM. If you would like to join the club please contact John Cassidy at 087-2495913.

During Covid-19 restrictions most of our activities took place here. These include the Online Club League and Sunday Blitz Tournaments. We also took part in ICU Team Blitz competitions.

Ennis Chess Congress, organised since 2007 is an important chess event in Ireland. On 15th/16th May 2021 the tournament uniquely took place on Lichess.

In recent years Ennis and Treacys West County Hotel were hosting many exciting chess tournaments:

Ennis Chess Open 2021 (12th-14th November 2021)
Full results

Ennis Open 2022 (25th-27th February 2022)

Ennis Chess Congress 2023 (24th-26th February 2023)
Results Open
Results Under 1400

The 50th Irish National Club Championship (22- 23 April)

Thanks to the initiative of our club members (Rory and Blair) there are more online resources related to Ennis Chess Club:

Ennis Chess Club website:

Blair Connell's Twitch channel with tournament live streaming and commentary:

Munster Chess Union website:


17th Ennis Blitz Arena5+1 • Blitz • Rated • 1hInner team
16th Ennis Blitz Arena5+2 • Blitz • Rated • 1hInner team
15th Ennis Blitz Arena5+2 • Blitz • Rated • 1hInner team
14th Ennis Blitz 2023 Arena5+2 • Blitz • Rated • 1hInner team
13th Ennis Blitz 2023 Arena5+2 • Blitz • Rated • 1hInner team