The Bunratty Chess organisers and Blackthorne have once again agreed on a sponsorship package for the 2020 event. Bunratty is the highlight of the international weekend chess calendar with players attending from all of the world. English Grandmaster and FIDE Vice President Nigel Short will again be in attendance and once quoted Bunratty as being the Rolls Royce of weekend chess tournaments. It is also watched online live by millions of chess fans around the world.