Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Glorney Cup Fund Tournament

Glorney Cup Fund Tournament

While the chess season has not yet fully begun, the second Glorney Cup Fund One-day tournament at Queen’s University Students' Union marked a successful pipe-opener. The big question everyone was asking was how would the Gillen brothers fare after picking up the British Under-12 and Under-13 title in Plymouth

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Ulster Chess News

Ulster Chess News

In 1999, as the new millennium approached, David McAlister began to publish the quarterly Ulster Chess News through his personal website. For the next few years, he documented the local chess scene.

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Chess Notes by Rookie

Chess Notes by Rookie

Between 1983 and 1990, a weekly column was published in the Irish News with the byline of Rookie

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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
The Eglantine 2017 Summer Tournament Week4 The UCU Eglantine Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the summe... May 24, 2017 07:30 PM - 10:45 PM — Belfast Bankers Club, 31 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU
2017 AGM and league awards Ulster Chess Union AGM and League Awards ceremony. 7:30 Thursday 15th June at Civil Service, Social Club, The Maynard Sm... Jun 15, 2017 07:30 PM - 10:30 PM — The Maynard Smith Pavillion, Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Ulster Chess Championships 2017: Europa Hotel, Belfast The 2017 Ulster Chess Championships: Europa Hotel. 1st - 2nd September Sep 01, 2017 - Sep 03, 2017 — Europa Hotel, Belfast
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