Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Only 7 weeks left

Only 7 weeks left

The Summer Tournament is into the home straight with only 7 weeks left to go. Over the past 11 weeks there has been some fine, competitive chess and plenty of upsets and turnarounds with plenty more to come no doubt.

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2014 Ulster Championships to be held at top Belfast Hotel: The Europa

2014 Ulster Championships to be held at top Belfast Hotel: The Europa

This year sees a guaranteed prize fund totaling £1000 and for the eighth successive year the Europa Hotel is hosting the Ulster Chess Union's premier tournament over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Lavery Grabs Honours

Lavery Grabs Honours

Sunday's final NICS Rapidplay was competing with the World Cup and some of the best weather we have had in quite a while. Still, a dozen stalwarts turned out to make Nick Pilkiewicz and Robert Lavery work for their prizes.

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City of Belfast 2014

City of Belfast 2014

The City of Belfast took place over the weekend 7/8 June. Saw some upsets, some new players and some absolutely brilliant chess....

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Stormont a perfect location to celebrate chess talent

Stormont a perfect location to celebrate chess talent

The annual Belfast Scholastic awards took place at Stormont on 30th May. Celebrating another brilliant year of chess. Kieran McCarthy MLA invited Children, Parents, Teachers to enjoy this historic building and play some chess.

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Upcoming Events
The 2014 Childrens Summer Chess School For the fifth successive year the Ulster Chess Union are running a 3 Day Summer Chess School for Children, Beginners to ... Aug 06, 2014 - Aug 08, 2014 — Ballynafeigh Bowling Club - Ormeau Park, Park Road,Belfast, BT7 4NA
The Eglantine Summer Tournament: Week 12 The UCU Eglantine Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the summe... Aug 06, 2014 08:30 PM - 11:45 PM — Belfast Bankers Club, 31 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU
The Ulster Chess Championships 2014: Europa Hotel The Ulster Chess Championships 2014: Europa Hotel. August 23-25th 2014. Aug 23, 2014 - Aug 25, 2014 — Europa Hotel, Belfast
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