The 43rd Olympiad gets underway today in Batumi in Georgia.
The LCU AGM will take place on 13th June. Anyone wanting to submit a motion to the meeting can do so via the club committee before 23 May.
There’ll be a decision on Wednesday as to whether the club will be open this week or not – keep an eye here for more.
Our own Mel Ó Cinnéide had an article published on chess.com recently about how AlphaZero went from learning chess one day to hammering the strongest computer programme in the world 28-0 the next day; it’s worth a read to get a view on literally one of the most incredible chess results of all time. There’s a part 2 on the way shortly.
The Foxrock/Cabinteely Community Games team are putting a call out for players for their U16 chess team in the upcoming competition.