Junior Clubs

There are several junior chess clubs throughout Leinster.

Senior Clubs are listed at http://www.leinsterchess.com. Some senior clubs cater for junior players,.

Check out the list below to find a club near you

New Club in Ballyroan 

The Ballyroan Community Chess Club (the Knights of Éanna)
c/o Coláiste Éanna CBS,
Dublin 16
We meet every Friday night from 5-10pm, the club runs from the 1st September until the 31st of May
Our junior coaching is from 5-6:30pm
We run a mentoring programme for juniors with our (senior junior) players/members.
My contact number is 087-2978561
E-mail address is dave@colaisteeanna.ie

New Club in Blackrock.

GM Alexander  Baburin’s junior chess club in the Merrion Community Centre is growing nicely, but will still accept new members. The club meets on Thursdays between 17:00 and 19:00, with coaching provided between 17:15 and 18:45. The fee is €10 per session (€15 for two siblings). If you before the 2nd of February, we can offer you a 25% discount on the price of the remaining sessions running up to Easter. If you need more information about the club or would like to join it, e-mail me at baburin@gmail.com or text/call me on 087-968-2378.


Gorey Junior Chess Initiative, U18s,
18:30 – 20:00, Thursdays, Sept – May.
Location :Gorey Community School, Esmonde St., Gorey
Meetings: 18:30-20:00 Thursdays , Sept-May
Contact :Deirdre Hobbs  087-2669968




St. Benildus

  • Location: The Library, Clondalkin, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Leinster
  • Meetings: Saturdays 2pm to 3:30pm
  • Contact: Leon Fagan, 087 6322749

Elm Mount

  • Location: Longford, Co. Longford, Leinster
  • Contact: Pat McCarrick, (043) 45849