Bunratty International Chess Festival
17th - 19th February 2017



Latest News

Nigel Short GM wins the Bunratty Masters on 5½ / 6

Click here for full list of prize winners

Click here for all the games in the Masters


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

For your diary.....

  • Feb 17th - 19th 2017
  • Feb 23rd - 25th 2018
  • Feb 22nd - 24th 2019

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


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"Bunratty Chess Festival" "T" shirt

from this site!


On this site you will find all the information for "Bunratty", 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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