Ficheall is a teacher-led organisation which aims to promote the playing of chess in Irish primary schools using a 3-stage approach:
3 – Compete
Ficheall organise one-day tournaments for school chess teams who perform to a high standard at the regional tournaments.
Is your school a Ficheall school?
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In 2017/2018, Ficheall Bunscoile Chorcaí supported 38 schools to enter chess tournaments. This meant 592 students attended regional chess tournament playing 2,244 chess games in total!
If enough Ficheall schools exist in a particular region in 2018/2019 Ficheall.ie will organise a tournament for that region!
If you spot a local school to you who plays chess – why not get in touch with them to arrange a chess afternoon.