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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Karina Kruk decides winner of Williamson 2017

Karina Kruk decides winner of Williamson 2017

Some brilliant chess played by John McKenna who challenged the supremacy of the top players Gareth Annesley and Nicholas Pilkiewicz. And in the final round Karina Kruk determines the winner of the tournament. True to form Gareth and Nicholas lead the competition.

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Monster Double Simul Match: Pavlov v Jamison

Monster Double Simul Match: Pavlov v Jamison

A first - two players play two balanced teams of Chess players to see who scores the highest! Brendan Jamison v Mikhail Pavlov. An event to raise funds to assist 3 children to visit and play chess in St Petersburg Russia as part of a Belfast Team.

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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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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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