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Checkmate - for the first Laois County Council Junior chess tournament

Check mate

You got the move! Kilkenny youngsters Dan McEneaney and Matthew Duggan in action at the Club House Hotel PICTURE: PAT MOORE

The first annual Laois County Council Junior Chess Tournament will be held this year.

All primary school children welcome and all levels catered for. Each child will play a minimum of 5 games. Swiss Tournament rules apply.

Individual and special achievement school and club prizes.

More information from 057 8664058 or and it is supported by Laois Library Service.

The event takes place in Portlaoise College off the Mountrath Road on Saturday, December 9 from 9.30am-1.30pm.

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