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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Muldoons 1 snapping at leaders' heels after dominant win

Muldoons 1 snapping at leaders' heels after dominant win

(B&D League 2016/17 Week 10) Muldoons 1 moved to within two points of leaders Ballynafeigh 1 after swatting aside the Ormeau Road side's second team.

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Top youngsters excel over Christmas and New Year at LJCC and Leinster Junior Championships

Top youngsters excel over Christmas and New Year at LJCC and Leinster Junior Championships

Just before New Year in London the top junior players meet to play in the London Junior Championships. In the New Year the prestigious Leinster Junior Championships was played. We had Ulster players do exceptionally well at both tournaments.

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A postcard - Updated - Greetings from chess world of St. Petersburg, Russia

A postcard - Updated - Greetings from chess world of St. Petersburg, Russia

Two of our brilliant chess players - Brendan Jamison and Mikhail Pavlov enjoying chess in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Lavery wins Belfast South best game prize

Lavery wins Belfast South best game prize

Robert Lavery won the first of this season's best game prizes at the BSCC Open thanks to an exchange sacrifice against Bobby Thompson.

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Boys Brigade Christmas Chess Tournament

Boys Brigade Christmas Chess Tournament

Malcolm Adamson organised the Christmas Chess Tournament for the Boys Brigade.

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Ulster Chronicles

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Upcoming Events
Williamson Shield 2017 The Williamson Shield will this year be held in the Pavillion Sports Facility at Stormont Estate over the weekend of 28t... Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017 — Pavillion Sports Facility at Stormont Estate, Belfast
QUB Charity Chess Tournament QUB Charity Chess Tournament to raise money for Childreach International Charity - more details available at the event Feb 03, 2017 - Feb 05, 2017 — Queen's University Belfast, Students' Union Snack Bar
Mark Hebdon GM Simultaneous GM Mark Hebdon will give a thirty-board simultaneous exhibition at RBAI's Common Hall on Thursday the 16th of February. Feb 16, 2017 06:45 PM - 11:00 PM — RBAI Common Hall
UCU Rapidplay 2017 The 2017 UCU Rapidplay (one day event) will take place in the Ulster Museums intimate Belfast room on 19th March. Mar 19, 2017 10:05 AM - 05:00 PM — Belfast room, Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB
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