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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Alan Burns Lacksidasical December 2017

Alan Burns Lacksidasical December 2017

The first of the series of Alan Burns Lacksidasicals took place on Sunday 10th December.

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The Junior Ulster Championships 2017/18

The Junior Ulster Championships 2017/18

On a snow white and cold day the top young chess players met at Methodist College to determine the Ulster Champions. Saturday 9th December saw some exciting chess.

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Ballynafeigh 1 stranded as hopes fade for successful title defence

Ballynafeigh 1 stranded as hopes fade for successful title defence

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 7) Ballynafeigh 1's title defence appears doomed to failure as they suffered a shock defeat to Strand 2.

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Strand 1 close the gap after big win

Strand 1 close the gap after big win

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 6) Strand 1 achieved a dominant victory over Ballynafeigh 2 after their second team put up a creditable performance in their narrow defeat to leaders Muldoons 1.

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Chess for Peace

Chess for Peace

On Wednesday 15th November two of our promising young players, Dexter Harris and Adam Fitzsimons, traveled across to Wales as Youth Ambassadors for the Ulster Chess Union, as part of the Chess for Peace initiative by FIDE. They were accompanied by Ross Harris and Brian Fitzsimons.

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Ulster Chronicles

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

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Upcoming Events
The 7th Ulster Blitz Championships 2017 The 7th Ulster Blitz Championships 2017 at Ballynafeigh Chess Club Saturday 30th December Dec 30, 2017 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM — Ballynafeigh Chess Club, Ballynafeigh Community Centre, 283 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 3GG
Childrens Chess Saturday January 13th 2018 The series of Childrens Chess events continues. An afternoon of brilliant chess. Have fun playing in a chess tournament ... Jan 13, 2018 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
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