Current news in Ulster Chess

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

Upcoming UCU Competitions

3 UCU weekend tournaments will be held between now and the New Year.

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Kruk returns from Tromso with WFM title

Kruk returns from Tromso with WFM title

There was Ulster interest in the recent Chess Olympiad in Tromso as Ballynafeigh's Karina Kruk performed well for the Irish women's team.

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Summer Tournament enters final 3 weeks

Summer Tournament enters final 3 weeks

With 3 weeks left players need to ensure they complete the 10 necessary games and also not to lose points by playing 2 of the last three games. Who is winning....

Summer Tournament enters final 3 weeks - Read More…

Ulster Championships 2014 - report after day 2

Ulster Championships 2014 - report after day 2

The Ulster Championships are being held over the August Bank Holiday weekend at the Belfast Europa Hotel.

Ulster Championships 2014 - report after day 2 - Read More…

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
Belfast Culture Night. Cafe Chess Playing at Caffe Nero, 19 Lombard St. Enjoy meeting potential new chess players. Play chess and enjoy the cafe experience. Share your enthusiasm for the game.... Sep 19, 2014 04:00 PM - 10:00 PM — Caffe Nero, 19 Lombard St
Childrens Chess : October 4th The First Childrens Chess event of 2014/2015 season. Have fun playing in a chess tournament , with a chess puzzle compet... Oct 04, 2014 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
Ulster Masters 2014 The Ulster Masters 2014 is a weekend event taking place at the Belfast Boat Club on 18th and 19th October 2014. We look ... Oct 18, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014 — Belfast Boat Club, Lockview Road, Belfast, BT9 5FJ
Omagh Rapidplay 2014 The Inaugural Omagh Rapidplay is a one day tournament taking place on 22nd November 2014. Nov 22, 2014 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM — Christian Brothers Grammar School, Kevlin Road, Omagh, BT78 1LD
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
Upcoming events…