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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Ulster Rapidplay Championships 2018 - Sponsored by Falls Bowling Club

Ulster Rapidplay Championships 2018 - Sponsored by Falls Bowling Club

Saturday 21st April saw 50 Chess players enjoying the excellent surrounds of the Falls Bowling Club and competing to see who would be Ulster Rapidplay Chess Champion and Ulster Intermediate Rapidplay Champion.

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Ulster Chess Union present David McAlister with an 'Honorary Lifetime Membership Award'

Ulster Chess Union present David McAlister with an 'Honorary Lifetime Membership Award'

At the Ulster Rapidplay Championships on Saturday April 21, the Ulster Chess Union presented David McAlister with an 'Honorary Lifetime Membership Award' for decades of voluntary service to Ulster Chess and Irish Chess, through extensive writing on chess history, reporting results, controlling over 100 tournaments and serving for 12 years as President of the Ulster Chess Union.

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Spectactor

Spectactor

Weekly chess reports published in the "County Down Spectator" and its sister title "The Newtownards Chronicle"

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Williamson Shield 2018 - who would win the Historic Shield

Williamson Shield 2018 - who would win the Historic Shield

The Williamson Shield took place at Queens University on Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th March. With two well attended sections and brilliantly controlled by Brendan Jamison. Two sections totalling 37 players and the fight is on......

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Alan Burns Lacksidasical March 2018

Alan Burns Lacksidasical March 2018

On March Sunday 18th Chess players gathered for the Alan Burns Lacksidasical. An afternoon of gentle chess.

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Ulster Chronicles

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Upcoming Events
Irish Championships 2018 - Major and Challenger The Major and Challenger sections of the Irish Championship. Aug 03, 2018 - Aug 05, 2018 — The Talbot Hotel, Dublin
The Irish Championship 2018 2018 Irish Championship Aug 04, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018 — The Talbot Hotel, Dublin
The Irish Weekday Open Championship 2018 The Irish Weekday Open Championship 2018 - FIDE Rated Aug 06, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018 — The Talbot Hotel, Dublin
Ulster Championships 2018 The 2018 Ulster Championships will be held on the bank holiday weekend 25 - 27th August. Aug 25, 2018 - Aug 27, 2018 — Europa Hotel, Belfast
Portrush Atlantic Chess Festival New mini chess festival in Portrush Atlantic Hotel on 12th - 13th October. Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018 — Portrush Atlantic Hotel
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