Bunratty Chess Festival
20th - 22th February 2015

Latest News

Wesley So GM wins Bunratty Masters

Click here for all the prize winners

Click here for all the Masters Games

Bunratty Weekender 2015

20th. to 22nd. February 2015

The Masters entry will include the following players with more to follow:
  • GM Wesley So
  • GM Gawain Jones
  • GM Nigel Short
  • GM Nick Pert
  • IM Mark Heindenfeld
  • IM Thomas Rendle
  • GM Peter Wells
  • GM Mark Hebden
  • GM Alex Baburin
  • GM David Norwood
  • IM Richard Bates

Click here for Playing Info including the rating bands for each section

Click here for full details of our Bunratty Classic 2015

For your diary.....

  • Feb 19th - 21st 2016
  • Feb 17th - 19th 2017

The Bunratty Chess Festival is once again generously sponsored by


(Based at London's Heathrow Airport)

The Bunratty Castle Hotel http://www.bunrattycastlehotel.com/ continues to support the Festival at their luxurious Hotel & Spa.


When travelling on the M7 from Dublin continue until the M7 becomes the N18

Follow the N18(signposted Galway) for approx 15Km then take the exit(6) for Bunratty

If coming from Cork or Kerry then as you approach Limerick follow the N18(Galway) signs

e-mail address for general information: info@bunrattychess.com

Buy a

"Bunratty Weekender" "T" shirt

"Bunratty Classic" "T" shirt

from this site!

On this site you will find all the information for "Bunratty" 2015, Entry Form, Playing Schedule, Accommodation etc.

Bunratty Chess Festival is run in four sections from Grandmasters in the "Masters" section to beginners in the "Minor" section so there is a welcome to players of all abilities.

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