Chess Resources

Chess Sets and Demo Boards - based in Adare, Co Limerick

Regency Chess

The Regency Chess Company was established in 2008 and has risen to become Europe’s largest online retailer of chess and backgammon products.  They stock a large range of competitively priced tournament grade equipment as well as an enormous range of wooden chess sets.  Based in Frome Somerset, the business is run by a small team of 5 people who take pride in offering the best customer service and very fast turn around on orders.

Regency Chess have kindly provided with a 10% discount code for use when ordering online. Just use code “FICHEALL.IE” at checkout.

Chess Coaches

John Alfred: Experienced chess player and coach based in Limerick, but travels to schools nationwide to provide chess workshops.

  • Call: 087 6794211
  • Email:
  • Website:

April Cronin: Retired principal and experienced chess player and coach based in Dublin.

April Cronin has recently published a chess coaching book for teachers and junior chess club coaches called "First Moves 1". The book contains 40 chess lessons for beginners. To order simply email April at the email address above.

Brendan Buckley: chess coach in many Galway primary schools and operates a fantastic chess teaching website called ChessOssity. Brendan has many chess coaching videos on YouTube which are linked in the Chess Lessons page of this website.

YouTube Channel: ChessOssity

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