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Ballynafeigh two good for Lindores

Ballynafeigh two good for Lindores

B&D Leagues 14/15 week 3 - Lindores 1's Silver King ambitions received another blow after another shock defeat - this time at Ballynafeigh 2. Meanwhile, "Kelly's Heroes" maintain their lead in the John Strawbridge Cup.

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Autumn Tournament Kicks Off

Autumn Tournament Kicks Off

The latest Autumn tournament hosted by Belfast South started last Monday. After the UCU Master event held over the weekend, the turnout was understandably "meagre". There were plenty of new faces at the Masters and adding their names to list of the nearby QUB League Team - this regular tournament gives ample opportunity for the new guys to sharpen their online-technique into successful over-the-board play. The old guard had better watch out.

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NICS vs Lindores 2

NICS vs Lindores 2

Lindores 1 are in self-destruct mode; are their juniors any better. Meanwhile, despite the addition of some Lagan ronin, NICS are managing their own demise pretty well too.

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Alan Burns (1935-2014) Chess Musketeer

Alan Burns (1935-2014) Chess Musketeer

It's so sad to see one of the original Three Musketeers leave us but he has left behind lots of fond memories and exciting games. Martin Kelly remembers...

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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
Childrens Chess: November 1st The Second Childrens Chess event of 2014/2015 season. Have fun playing in a chess tournament , with a chess puzzle compe... Nov 01, 2014 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
Autumn Tournament week 3 Week 3 of the flexible tournament hosted by Belfast South. Players may play up to a maximum of 20 but a minimum of 10... Nov 03, 2014 08:00 PM - 11:30 PM — The Bankers Club 29- 31 Malone Road Belfast
Ulster Senior Schools League Exact date to be finalised - Either 20th or 21st November. The Ulster Senior Schools League. If your school has a chess ... Nov 20, 2014 - Nov 21, 2014 — St Malachys College, Belfast
Omagh Rapidplay 2014 The Inaugural Omagh Rapidplay is a one day tournament taking place on 22nd November 2014. Nov 22, 2014 10:30 AM - 06:00 PM — Christian Brothers Grammar School, Kevlin Road, Omagh, BT78 1LD
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
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