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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
A postcard - Updated - Greetings from chess world of St. Petersburg, Russia

A postcard - Updated - Greetings from chess world of St. Petersburg, Russia

Two of our brilliant chess players - Brendan Jamison and Mikhail Pavlov enjoying chess in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Lavery wins Belfast South best game prize

Lavery wins Belfast South best game prize

Robert Lavery won the first of this season's best game prizes at the BSCC Open thanks to an exchange sacrifice against Bobby Thompson.

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Boys Brigade Christmas Chess Tournament

Boys Brigade Christmas Chess Tournament

Malcolm Adamson organised the Christmas Chess Tournament for the Boys Brigade.

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6th Ulster Blitz Championship 2016 - report

6th Ulster Blitz Championship 2016 - report

The 6th Ulster Blitz Championship 2016 attracted 25 participants this year. In total they completed 216 games over 18 rounds. This time control and style of chess made for another great days entertainment over the festive period and the opportunity to play against a wide variety of opponents.

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Lacksidasical starts the seasons Alan Burns Grandprix

Lacksidasical starts the seasons Alan Burns Grandprix

The first of the Alan Burns Grand-prix tournaments took place on 11th December. With a relaxing time on the clock of 20mins + 5 sec increment...

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Ulster Chronicles

In readiness for a new season, previous year's content gets moved into our annual archives (the Ulster Chronicles) to make room for the new. If you authored some of this content, you still have ownership of it, items are just moved to a new location.

Slowly but surely the archives are receiving content from previous years including Ulster News postings and newspaper reports from Rookies clippings service. Our games archive is starting to build up too!

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Upcoming Events
Belfast Blitz and Bullet Championships A new quick-fire event to raise funds for a planned St Petersburg vs Belfast junior match this summer. Mar 04, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:15 PM — Good Shepherd Centre, 511 Ormeau Rd, Belfast BT7 3GS
NICS Intense #2 2017 The second in the this season's series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. Enjoy Sunday Lunch ... Mar 05, 2017 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM — NICS Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont
Childrens Chess 11th March The series of Childrens Chess events continues. An afternoon of brilliant chess. Have fun playing in a chess tournament ... Mar 11, 2017 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
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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