Open a door to the wonderful world of chess…

A game of excitement and true grit

Chess Bud Ireland is an Irish chess coaching service for all ages and abilities. Steered at the helm by Mark Quinn IM, when you sign up for Chess Bud Ireland you are opening yourself up to a world of stimulating ideas.

Who is Chess Bud Ireland?

Mark was awarded the title of International Master of Chess at the FIDE Congress during the Istanbul Olympiad in 2000. Mark made his debut for Ireland at the World Under 14 chess championships in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin in 1990. Since then has represented Ireland in many World and European Junior Championships. He made his Senior debut for Ireland at the Moscow Chess Olympiad in 1994 and has competed in six Chess Olympiads to date. He was ranked Number 1 in Ireland at the age of 17 and is currently the Number 4 ranked active Irish player on the International FIDE rating list.


Are you an absolute beginner or a budding star? Or are you a seasoned player or who really wants to sharpen your game and become more competitive? Are you learning chess and want to master some new opening ideas? Or maybe you are looking at chess from another angle? A chance to , discover a new hobby, meet new people, stimulate and challenge the mind?

Mark has extensive experience as a chess coach for players of all levels and ages, from beginner to advanced. Several of his past pupils have gone on to represent Ireland at Junior and Senior level including Glorney Cups and Chess Olympiads. His talent for the game, coupled with his competition experience and communication skills makes him a strong choice to guide you through all the various stages of your chess battles. Mark offers chess coaching to pupils of all ages and abilities, both individually and in groups. Go on, make the right move! 

Chess Coaching…





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