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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Kings and queens battle at Royal School, Armagh

Kings and queens battle at Royal School, Armagh

The first ever Armagh Rapidplay Chess Championships were held at the Royal School on Saturday 30 March. The event was run by the Ulster Chess Union (UCU) and kindly supported by the school headmaster Graham Montgomery.

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Speed Chess Winners at Groomsport monthly rapidplay

Speed Chess Winners at Groomsport monthly rapidplay

Last Thursday (28 March), 11 local chess players scooped awards at the monthly rapidplay at Bangor Chess Club. An article by Brendan Jamison.

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The Childrens Chess Grandprix Standings 2018/19

The Childrens Chess Grandprix Standings 2018/19

We have one tournament to go - April 13th. Who is on to win the Grandprix - the Belfast Scholastic Shields and be invited to Stormont by MLA Chris Lyttle for the special award ceremony and elite competition.

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Imperious Strand 1 march on

Imperious Strand 1 march on

(B&D League 2018/19 Week 17) Can anyone stop Strand 1 from claiming their first Silver King? The answer certainly isn't Civil Service, as they were thrashed 4.5-0.5 by the league leaders. Division 3 is looking a little tighter, as leaders Bangor 2 succumbed to the Fruithill Ravens.

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 Ulster Rapidplay Championships 2019 sponsored by Falls Bowling Club

Ulster Rapidplay Championships 2019 sponsored by Falls Bowling Club

The Ulster Rapidplay took place at its now regular and brilliant venue of Falls Bowling Club, also the home for Fruithill chess players, on Saturday 23rd March.

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Ulster Chronicles

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