Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Chris Lyttle invites top youngsters to Stormont Chess Award Ceremony

Chris Lyttle invites top youngsters to Stormont Chess Award Ceremony

Tuesday 13th June saw top young chess players enjoy a morning of chess and awards in the elegant surrounds of Stormont at the invitation of Chris Lyttle MLA (Alliance)

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Top Chess Player Judith Polgar talks at UCD

Top Chess Player Judith Polgar talks at UCD

The newly formed UCD chess club invited brilliant Chess Player Judith Polgar to Dublin to give a talk and receive the James Joyce Award.

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The League Board results for 2017

The % wins over the year for each board. Awards for first places to be given at the UCU AGM on Thursday June 15th

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Delancey Chess Challenge Belfast Megafinal 2017

Delancey Chess Challenge Belfast Megafinal 2017

Part of the largest chess tournaments in the World. The Delancey Chess Challenge - starts with School tournments which leads to the Mega-finals where the top players will qualify for one of the two NORTH/SOUTH GIGAFINAL and winners of these go onto the NATIONAL TERAFINAL!. Last year a total of 48,200 children from 1400 schools and clubs took part,

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Fourth Alan Burns Grand Prix held on 30th April

Fourth Alan Burns Grand Prix held on 30th April

The last of the seasons Alan Burns Grand Prix tournaments run by Civil Service was held at the Social Club on a beautiful Sunday afternoon with the sound of Cricket match outside.

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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, newspaper reports from Rookies clippings service, and other sources. Our games archive is starting to build up too!

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Upcoming Events
The Eglantine 2017 Summer Tournament Week16 The UCU Eglantine Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the summe... Aug 23, 2017 07:30 PM - 10:45 PM — Belfast Bankers Club, 31 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU
Ulster Chess Championships 2017: Europa Hotel, Belfast The 2017 Ulster Chess Championships: Europa Hotel. Saturday/Sunday 2nd - 3rd September Sep 02, 2017 - Sep 03, 2017 — Europa Hotel, Belfast
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