October 13, 2019

Six in a row!!!
Gonzaga A: 2019 Millfield Champions! We won five board prizes: Danny Dwyer, Leo Phelan, Sean Hunter, Liam Ó Laoide and James Crowley. Thanks to our wonderful host, Matthew Turner GM.
Gonzaga B: 2nd in the Major section and three board prizes for Thomas Cooney, Charles Ridgeway and Ma...

June 5, 2019

Gonzaga have arrived in Sochi, Russia, for the Belaya Ladya (White Rook Tournament) - the U14 World Chess Schools' Championship. This tournament has been the premier all-Russian schools' tournament since 1969. Four years ago, it became an international tournament, with the national school champions...

October 14, 2018

Huge congratulations to the Gonzaga A team, who have won the Millfield chess tournament for an incredible fifth year running. An assembly was held on Tuesday to honour their achievement. See photos here.

April 9, 2018

Over the weekend, several Gonzaga players played in the Irish Junior Championships for individual honours. Eoin Hunter came equal 4th in the U14's. Hugh Moran and Sean Hunter came equal 3rd in the U16's. Dermot Nolan came equal 2nd in the U19's.

However the outright winner of the U19's was Peter Carr...

October 8, 2017

Very well done to our chess players who have won the Millfield Championship for the fourth year running! Special congratulations to Henry Li (3rd Year) who was awarded the Stephen Joseph award as the top performer in the competition.

February 3, 2017

The 15th Annual Gonzaga Chess Classic took place on the weekend of January 27th – 29th and was won by GM Normunds Miezis who flew in for the tournament from Riga, Latvia. Read all about the event here.

January 12, 2017

The 15th Annual Gonzaga Chess Classic will take place in the College on Friday 27th - Sunday 29th January. Full details can be found here. The Classic is set to be the strongest FIDE weekend tournament in Irish history. With 5 GMs and several other titled players already entered, the competition is...

October 9, 2016

Huge congratulations to our chess players who have won the Millfield International Schools' Chess Championship for the third year in a row. 

September 19, 2016

Very well done to the Gonzaga A chess team who have won the 2016 Eton College Rapidplay Tournament. 50 schools took part with six players per team over five rounds. This was the first time that an international team was invited to participate.

September 12, 2016

Conor O’Donnell (S6C) is currently in Baku, Azerbaijan representing Ireland in the 42nd World Chess Olympiad – the highest team tournament in chess. No fewer than 16 of the top 20 players in the world are playing, including world-champion, Magnus Carlsen (Norway). Conor is the 4th ranked player on t...

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