Useful Links

Domestic

www.icu.ie

The Irish Chess Union is the governing body for chess in Ireland. Check their calendar section for tournament listings in Ireland.

 

www.leinsterchess.com

The LCU is the official body for club chess in Leinster.

 

www.ulsterchess.org

The UCU is the governing body for chess in the North of Ireland.

International

www.fide.com

Fide is the world governing body for chess.

 

www.europechess.net

The European Chess Union is the governing body for Europe.

 

www.uschess.org

The USCF is the governing body for the United States.

 

www.englishchess.org.uk

The English Chess Federation is the governing body for England.

 

www.chessscotland.com

Chess Scotland is the governing body for Scotland.

 

www.welshchessunion.org.uk

The Welsh Chess Union is the governing body for Wales.

Other sites

www.chess.co.uk

The London Chess Centre has a wide range of equipment for sale.

 

www.chessbase.com

Chessbase reports on tournaments and have many chess programmes for sale.

 

www.chessclub.com

The ICC is a large online playing server.

 

www.chesskids.com

A site with some tips and advice.