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

Lindores vs NICS

NICS decided to end 2014 with a BANG gathering themselves for a dominating attack on league challengers Lindores. Drafting in Peter May and David McAlister, the visitors expected great things of their line-up.

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Schools Individual Ulster Champion crowned

Schools Individual Ulster Champion crowned

Young Chess players gathered at Methodist College to play to be crowned an Ulster Champion.

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Coffee-house men too hot to handle

Coffee-house men too hot to handle

(B&D Leagues 2014/15 Week 9) For the first time in a long time, Lindores 1 look like a threat in the title race after a whitewash of Belfast South 1. Their second team were also victorious, narrowing the gap at the top of Division 2.

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Just for Pun

Just for Pun

After 2 encouraging results against Ballynafeigh 2 and Muldoon's 1, the "white van men" fell down to earth with an almighty bump last night against a team we previously beat 5.5-1.5 ! Meanwhile over at the Pavilion, Kelly's Heroes got a cool reception from NICS.

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Poles Position

Poles Position

This season's NICS Grand Prix kicked off with their first Lackadaisical Rapidplay; 6 intense matches on Sunday afternoon. Great to see so many new faces and, as some wag noted, folks with strong links to Poland monopolised the honours!

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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
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
Williamson Shield 2015 The Williamson Shield will this year be held in The Pavillion Sports Facility at Stormont Estate over the weekend of 3rd... Jan 03, 2015 - Jan 04, 2015 — The Pavillion, Stormont Estate
Childrens Chess January 17th The Third Childrens Chess event of 2014/2015 season. Have fun playing in a chess tournament , with a chess puzzle compet... Jan 17, 2015 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
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