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The top 3 bands at the 2019 Grade 1 World Championship and 4 of the top 6 prize winners played Chesney Pipe Reeds with St Laurence O'Toole also playing the new Chesney MK3 Chanter.


Grade 1 (All Playing Chesney Reeds)


1st Inveraray and District

2nd Field Marshal Montgomery

3rd St Laurence O'Toole (& MK3 Chanters)

6th Boghall & Bathgate


Other Grade 1 bands playing Chesney Pipe Reeds at the 2019 World Championships include Shotts and Dykehead, Lomond and Clyde, Johnstone, Glasgow Police and the PSNI.

Closkelt took 2nd place in Grade 2 at the World Championships and claimed the 2019 Champion of Champions prize playing new Chesney MK3 Chanters & reeds.


The Pipe Band Club from Australia took 3rd, Celtic Pipe Band from New Zealand took 4th and the Peel Police from Canada claimed 5th with all playing Chesney Copper Pipe Reeds.


Grade 3A was won by St Josephs Clondalkin playing the New Chesney MK3 Chanter and reeds.


The Juvenile Grade was won by Dollar Academy, with both Dollar bands also winning Champions of Champions prizes in their respective Juvenile and Juvenile A Grades playing Chesney Copper Pipe Reeds.



Have a listen to Closkelt in the tuning park at the 2019 World Championships



Inveraray & District win Grade 1 at the Scottish Championships playing Chesney Copper Pipe Reeds. That marks the bands 10th Major Championship win and all being won playing Chesney Pipe Reeds.


Closkelt won Grade 2 playing the new Chesney MK3 Chanter and Ravara claimed 2nd also playing Chesney Chanters and Reeds.


St Josephs Clondalkin won Grade 3A playing the new Chesney MK3 Chanter with Chesney Reeds. The Juvenile and Novice Juvenile A Grade's were both won by Dollar Academy with both Dollar bands playing Chesney Copper Reeds.


CHECK OUT INVERARAY'S WINNING PERFORMANCE !





Have a listen to Grade 2 Champions Closkelt during their winning performance. They play new Chesney MK3 Chanters , Chesney Pipe Reeds and Cane Drone Reeds.





ST LAURENCE O'TOOLE debuted the new Chesney MK3 Chanter at the British Championships and came out as Champions.


Chesney Reeds were also played by 5 of the top 6 Grade 1 bands including :


Inveraray and District, Boghall and Bathgate, Field Marshal Montgomery and Fife Police.


Other notable Grade 1 bands playing Chesney Reeds at the British Championships were Johnstone, Shotts and Dykehead, Lomond and Clyde and Glasgow Police.


Grade 2 was won by Closkelt playing Chesney MK1 Blackwood Chanters and Reeds,


Grade 3A was won by St Mary's Derrytrasna playing Chesney MK1 Chanters and Reeds.


Grade 3B Turriff and District won playing Chesney Copper Reeds


Juvenile was won by Dollar Academy playing Chesney Copper Reeds



Here's St Laurence O'Toole's winning performance playing the new Chesney MK3 Chanter and Chesney Reeds.




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