Current news in Ulster Chess
Top Ulster Children receive awards at Stormont on June 5th at the invitation of Kieran McCarthy MLA. The youngsters enjoyed a tour of Stormont and an opportunity to play chess in this beautiful and historic building.
The Alan Burns Grand Prix concludes on 5st July. Now in its second year, the NICS Rapidplays offer the chance for an excellent Sunday lunch followed by an afternoon of entertaining chess. This final event is an Intense tourney with as many games as we can manage in an afternoon.
On Saturday May 16th Young chess players gathered for the Northern Irelands Mega-finals. Who would qualify for the next stage of these prestigious championships?
Congratulations to all the Board Prize winners for the 2014 - 2015 league season.
The April Childrens Chess was the best attended of the year. With Children as young as P2. and top Ulster Champions playing chess. The problem competition once again proved to be popular with difficult problems being solved by young chess players.