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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
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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Fruithill end Kelly's Heroes 100% record

Fruithill end Kelly's Heroes 100% record

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 5) The Malone Road side's perfect start to the season was brought to a juddering halt at Fruithill as they were finally beaten. Also, in Division 1 there was a default that could have significant implications for the title race.

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Muldoons 1 take Silver King lead

Muldoons 1 take Silver King lead

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 4) Muldoons 1 are the new Division 1 leaders after a convincing win over The A Team, while Kelly's Heroes continue their Division 2 dominance with another whitewash.

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Bangor and Fruithill give chase in Strawbridge Cup

Bangor and Fruithill give chase in Strawbridge Cup

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 3) With Division 1 not in action this week, the focus was on Division 2 and the race for the Strawbridge Cup.

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The first Childrens Chess Tournament for 2017/18

The first Childrens Chess Tournament for 2017/18

The new season kicked off with some elegant chess and top players at the first Childrens Chess 2017/18 at Methodist College on Saturday 4th November.

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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
Ulster Team Rapidplay Chess Championships 2018 The Ulster Team Rapidplay Championships return on February 3rd. Feb 03, 2018 10:45 AM - 05:15 PM — Good Shepherd Centre, 511 Ormeau Rd, Belfast BT7 3GS
Childrens Chess Saturday February 10th 2018 The series of Childrens Chess events continues. An afternoon of brilliant chess. Have fun playing in a chess tournament ... Feb 10, 2018 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
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