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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Royals become the latest casualties to the QUB’s top guns

Royals become the latest casualties to the QUB’s top guns

On a cold Tuesday night, QUB’s hopefuls made their way to RVH for the tense league battle against the recently relegated side.

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Below par Queens Pegged back by Portadown

Below par Queens Pegged back by Portadown

After QUB’s disappointing and demoralising defeat against Bangor Groomsport, they faced a tricky tie last Wednesday night against division 2’s surprise package Portadown.

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Fisherwick Winter Tournament - So Far

On Monday 13th November, the second half of this season's Fisherwick got under way. Read on to find out how the competition has progressed so far.

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Steve Scannell's Sparkling Simultaneous

Steve Scannell's Sparkling Simultaneous

Ulster Chess faithfuls were treated last night to a simultaneous performance by Joint Ulster Champion Steve Scannell, who gave a terrific exhibition of how to play 10 boards at once.

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Groomsport Slay Division 2 Goliaths

Groomsport Slay Division 2 Goliaths

Early pacemakers QUB face a difficult test this week against Division 2 hopefuls Bangor Groomsport. Bangor Groomsport - undoubtedly a well rehearsed side under the captaincy of Richard Proctor and generally a team that strike a serious promotion challenge year in year out.

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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 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
The Eglantine 2017 Summer Tournament Week1 The UCU Eglantine Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the summe... May 03, 2017 07:30 PM - 10:45 PM — Belfast Bankers Club, 31 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU
City of Belfast Championships 2017 The 2017 City of Belfast will be held over weekend 6th 7th May at Queens University. May 06, 2017 - May 07, 2017 — Queen's University Belfast, Students' Union Snack Bar
Delancey UK Chess Challenge Megafinal Saturday May 13th - Northern Ireland Delancey UK Chess Challenge Megafinal May 13, 2017 09:45 AM - 05:30 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
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