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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Stormont Action

Stormont Action

NICS entertained Muldoons on Thursday acting as hosts too for the Division 1 fixture between Lindores & Ballynafeigh. The two home teams have struggled to find form so far this season and it looked like another disastrous match for NICS.

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BS Monday Tournament

BS Monday Tournament

Belfast South host the regular Autumn and Winter Tournaments every Monday evening at the Bankers Club on the Malone Road, Belfast. The competition run from October through till March with a variety of cash prizes including "Best Game"; this is a "flexible" tournament - competitors do not need to play every week.

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Fruithill ripe for the picking

Fruithill ripe for the picking

(B&D Leagues 2014/15 Week 5) In the only Division 1 fixture to go ahead this week, Muldoons 1 cemented their lead with a dominant win over Fruithill. In Division 2, Lindores 2 closed the gap with a whitewash of Ballynafeigh 4.

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Coaching and fun at Novembers Childrens Chess

Coaching and fun at Novembers Childrens Chess

The series of Primary and Secondary school tournaments continues into its 14th Year. With some of Northern Irelands top youngsters. An opportunity to train for the Schools Ulster Championships next month.

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Muldoon and gloom for Ballynafeigh

Muldoon and gloom for Ballynafeigh

(Belfast and District Leagues 2014/15 Week 4) Both Muldoons teams faced Ballynafeigh opposition this week and both times they came out on top. The first team opened up a lead in Division 1 with a win over Ballynafeigh 2, while the second team beat Ballynafeigh 3 to narrow the gap in Division 2.

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Ulster Chronicles

In readiness for the new season, last year's content gets moved into our annual archives (the Ulster Chronicles) to make room for the new. Last year was a busy year for news reports and other articles and of course the Newsletter stimulated regular postings too.

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Upcoming Events
Autumn Tournament week 6 Week 6 of the flexible tournament hosted by Belfast South. Players may play up to a maximum of 20 but a minimum of 10... Nov 24, 2014 08:00 PM - 11:30 PM — The Bankers Club 29- 31 Malone Road Belfast
Ulster Schools Individual Chess Championships Young Chess players compete to become the Ulster Schools Chess Champion. Dec 06, 2014 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
4th Ulster Blitz Championship The 4th Ulster Blitz Championships will be held this year at the Belfast Boat Club on Sunday 28th December 2014. Come on... Dec 28, 2014 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM — Belfast Boat Club, Lockview Road, Belfast, BT9 5FJ
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