Primary Teachers Promoting Chess

Online Tournaments for Schools

Ficheall’s online tournaments are back for November 2023. 

There will be three days of practice tournaments, culminating in Lá Fichille – a one day celebration of chess in Irish primary schools. 

Tournaments will take place on the following dates:

  1. 8th November at 6.05pm
  2. 15th November at 6.05pm
  3. 22nd November 1.30pm (in school) and 6.05pm
  4. 29th NovemberLá Fichille – 1.30pm (in school) and 6.05pm

All tournaments will take place using the free platform.

How to enter:

  1. Set up a school team on

Check out the video below for a guide on setting your school chess club up for online chess.

      2. Register your team using the form in the link below:

Register your school for online Ficheall tournaments here.

The details of the Wednesday tournaments will be sent to all registered schools on the Tuesdays before each tournament. Share the details with your students so that they can take part.