Bunratty International Chess Festival
22nd - 24th February 2019

We are now accepting entries for "Bunratty 2019"

To entry "Bunratty" you must accept our

General Data Protection Regulations GDPR Terms

and our Terms & Conditions

To enter "Bunratty" click here and enter on-line or by posting a cheque

To book a room in the Hotel during the tournament please check our Hotel page as you cannot book a room on-line for that weekend

Download all the Masters Games from 1996 to 2018

Official Report 2018

Unofficial video report!!




Bunratty is run in 4 Sections
  • Masters over 2000
  • Challengers 1600 to 1999
  • Major 1200 to 1599
  • Minor under 1200

ELO/ECF 2000=175, 1600=125 & 1200=75


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


The Bunratty Chess Festival is once again generously sponsored by

http://www.blackthornetransport.co.uk/

(Based at London's Heathrow Airport)


The Bunratty Castle Hotel http://www.bunrattycastlehotel.com/ continues to support the Festival at their luxurious Hotel & Spa.


GPS Coordinates

52.696846, -8.814647

52°41'48.6"N 8°48'52.7"W


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


Buy a

"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.

The Bunratty International 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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