Chess Club Blog

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Chess Club Blog!

Here, you’ll find all the latest news and photos from Mr Ó Brádaigh’s Chess Club.

In-School Chess Leagues, Meath Checkmate Competition and Community Games participation keep us busy for most of the school year!



Here are all the prize-winners from the League and cup Competitions in 2015. They look happy with their medals!

Pictured from left to right are: Felikss, Paul, Dylan, Eddie, Killian and Charlie. Well done to all. Chess Rules!!!

Senior Chess Team 2015

Meet the Saint Mary’s Senior Chess Team 2015.

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4th Class League 2014

The 4th class league finished just before Christmas and prizes were given out at assembly in January. Well done to KILLIAN, who was crowned ‘4th Class Chess Champion’ after defeating ADAM. In the final! FELIKSS finished in 3rd place and JACK finished 4th.

Well done to everyone who took part in the league, attending every Wednesday after school since October.

Mr. Ó Brádaigh was very impressed with the overall standard and complimented all involved for their attitude, excellent behaviour and willingness to play as many games as possible!

Here’s the whole gang at the club recently and the winners with Principal, Mr. Ó hÓbáin and Mr. Ó Brádaigh…

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Second Class Chess League Winners.

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Fifth Class League Winners!