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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
3rd Belfast South Tournament Results

3rd Belfast South Tournament Results

Last Monday, 23rd March, saw the finale of the 3rd Belfast South Tournament

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Northern Irelands Top Young Chess Talent

Northern Irelands Top Young Chess Talent

The top young Northern Ireland Chess talent gathered on Saturday March 14th at Methodist College for one of their regular opportunities to play their favorite game. With youngsters as young as P3 and up to Sixth Form.

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"Kelly's Heroes" secure Strawbridge Cup

"Kelly's Heroes" secure Strawbridge Cup

(B&D Leagues 2014/15 Week 20) The new home of the John Strawbridge Cup was confirmed this week as Belfast South 2 defeated their nearest rivals Ballynafeigh 3. They will (barring any changes in league structure) swap divisions with Fruithill, whose 5-0 defeat at the hands of Lindores 1 consigned them to last place in Division 1.

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Ballynafeigh 1 finally beaten

Ballynafeigh 1 finally beaten

(B&D League 2014/15 Week 19) It came too late to alter the destination of the Silver King, but champions-elect Ballynafeigh 1 fell to defeat against Lindores 1. In Division 2, "Kelly's Heroes" continued their march towards the John Strawbridge Cup with victory over QUB.

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Monday Tournament Races to a Close

Monday Tournament Races to a Close

With only a few weeks to go the tournament is reaching a climax, as players not only have to play a minimum of 10 games but also  play at least twice in the last 3 weeks.

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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
City of Belfast Championships 2015 The 2015 City of Belfast Championships are being held on the 11-12th April in the Pavilion Sports Facility at Stormont E... Apr 11, 2015 - Apr 12, 2015 — Pavilion Sports Facility, Stormont Estate
Childrens Chess April 18th The sixth Childrens Chess event of 2014/2015 season. Have fun playing in a chess tournament , with a chess puzzle compet... Apr 18, 2015 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
Ulster Rapidplay Championship 2015 The 2015 Ulster Rapidplay Championships will be held in the Ballynageigh Community Centre in Belfast. Apr 25, 2015 10:30 AM - 06:00 PM — Ballynafeigh Community Centre, 283 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 3GG
The Eglantine Summer Tournament Starts The UCU Eglantine Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the summe... May 06, 2015 07:30 PM - 11:00 PM — Belfast Bankers Club, 31 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU
Comórtas Fichille Cúige Uladh: Irish Speaking Primary Schools Chess Tournament. Comórtas Fichille Cúige Uladh : Comórtas na mBunscoileanna May 12, 2015 10:00 AM - 01:45 PM — Bunscoil Phobal Feirste (Antrim). Address 11 Rosgoill Park, Shaws Road, Belfast
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