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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Strand Chess Club - New Sunday Childrens Chess Club

Strand Chess Club - New Sunday Childrens Chess Club

Exciting new chess club to open at The Strand Arts Centre, Belfast. Every Sunday. The opening day 5th February 2017. Setup and run by Ross Harris in conjunction with the Ulster Chess Union.

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Children enjoying chess at the January Childrens Tournament

Children enjoying chess at the January Childrens Tournament

Methodist College buzzed with youngsters having fun playing chess. A mix of beginners and experts played chess and solved problems.

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Ballynafeigh 1 and Muldoons 1 pull away as season reaches halfway point

Ballynafeigh 1 and Muldoons 1 pull away as season reaches halfway point

(B&D League 2016/17 Week 11) With the league season reaching the halfway point, an exciting two-way battle for the Silver King is developing, while Ballynafeigh 3 stay at the head of Division 2 and QUB 3 continue their rampage through Division 3.

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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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Upcoming Events
Williamson Shield 2017 The Williamson Shield will this year be held in the Maynard Smith Pavillion Sports Facility at Stormont Estate over the ... Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017 — The Maynard Smith 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
Childrens Chess February 11th The series of Childrens Chess events continues. An afternoon of brilliant chess. Have fun playing in a chess tournament ... Feb 11, 2017 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
Mark Hebden GM Simultaneous GM Mark Hebden 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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