Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Ballynafeigh 1 just about prevail in close scrap with The A Team

Ballynafeigh 1 just about prevail in close scrap with The A Team

(B&D League 2016/17 Week 13) Ballynafeigh 1 continued their title challenge with a win over The A Team, but the bottom side put up some stiff resistance.

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Ross Harris - 24 Hour Chess-a-thon for funds for Childrens Chess Club

Ross Harris - 24 Hour Chess-a-thon for funds for Childrens Chess Club

24 hours of solid chess - is it possible? - to raise funds for the new Childrens Chess Club - Strand Chess Club..

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Kelly's Heroes dent QUB 2's Strawbridge Cup hopes

Kelly's Heroes dent QUB 2's Strawbridge Cup hopes

(B&D League 2016/17 Week 12) QUB 2 lost valuable ground on Ballynafeigh 3 in Division 2 as they were beaten by Kelly's Heroes while the leaders brushed aside Muldoons 2.

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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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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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Childrens Chess 8th April The series of Childrens Chess events continues. An afternoon of brilliant chess. Have fun playing in a chess tournament ... Apr 08, 2017 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
NICS Lackadaisical #3 2017 The third in the series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. Enjoy Sunday Lunch followed by ent... Apr 09, 2017 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM — NICS Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont
DOUBLE SIMUL MATCH: BANGOR V BELFAST A Match between Bangor and Belfast.... David Houston v Bangor (10) players Michael Sheerin v Belfast (10) players Apr 20, 2017 08:00 PM - 10:45 PM — Bangor Chess Club, Groomsport Parish Hall, Groomsport, County Down
Belfast Rapidplay Championships - April 28th Belfast Rapidplay Championship, Good Shepherd Centre, Friday 28th April. 5 Rounds, 20mins per player. Apr 28, 2017 06:45 PM - 10:45 PM — Good Shepherd Centre, 511 Ormeau Rd, Belfast BT7 3GS.
NICS Intense #4 2017 The fourth and final in the this season's series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. Enjoy Sun... Apr 30, 2017 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont
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