The 12th Annual Dun Laoghaire Rapidplay

One Day Tournament: Sunday, 1st September 2024

The 12th Annual Dun Laoghaire Rapidplay will take place on Sunday, 1st September 2024, in Dun Laoghaire. This one-day chess tournament is open to players of all levels.

Tournament Details

  • Start Time: 10.15 AM
  • Number of Rounds: 6
  • Time Control: 15 minutes plus 10 seconds increment per move
  • Rules: FIDE Rapid Play Rules apply, but the tournament is not FIDE rated

The tournament will follow a six-round format, with each game lasting 15 minutes per player, plus a 10-second increment per move.


Prizes will be awarded as follows:

  • First Prize: €300
  • Second Prize: €200
  • Third Prize: €100
  • Grading Prizes: €100 (2 x €50)

Prizes are available for top performers and for players excelling in their respective grading categories.


The tournament will be held in Dun Laoghaire, a town known for its harbor and local amenities. The location is convenient for participants and provides a pleasant environment for the event.


The Dun Laoghaire Rapidplay is open to chess players of various skill levels, providing an opportunity to engage in competitive chess under rapidplay conditions.


The 12th Annual Dun Laoghaire Rapidplay is a one-day chess tournament featuring six rounds of rapidplay. With specific time controls and prizes for various categories, it aims to provide a structured and competitive chess experience. For more details and registration, check the ICU event page.