Current news in Ulster Chess

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

Notification of UCU AGM 2018 and Award Ceremony

Ulster Chess Union AGM and League Awards ceremony. 7:30 Thursday 14th June at Civil Service, Social Club, The Maynard Smith Pavillion, Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA

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The final standings of the Childrens Chess Grandprix 2018

The final standings of the Childrens Chess Grandprix 2018

With the Childrens Chess Tournaments coming to their end this year. We have the final positions of the students in the Grandprix. The top 4 players of each section getting invited to Stormont by MLA Chris Lyttle for an Elite Tournament and Award ceremony.

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Top competitive play at Aprils Childrens Chess 2018

Top competitive play at Aprils Childrens Chess 2018

The last of this years series of Childrens Chess took place on Saturday April 14th 2018 at Methodist College, Belfast.

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Strand Chess Club announces annual awards

Strand Chess Club announces annual awards

After an excellent first season, Strand Chess Club are holding an awards ceremony to celebrate their achievements.

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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 Chronicles

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Upcoming Events
Ulster Schools Individual Championships 2019 Come and challenge to become the Ulster Schools Chess Champion 2019. 7th December at Methodist College. Dec 07, 2019 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, 1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
Ulster Blitz Championship 2019 End the year with the annual Ulster Blitz Championships. The fast and furious Championships - 3 mins and 2 secs incremen... Dec 28, 2019 10:30 AM - 05:15 PM — Ballynafeigh Community Development Centre, 283 Ormeau Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 3GG
NICS Lackadaisical #1 2019-20 The first in the series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. Why not enjoy Sunday Lunch in the ... Jan 12, 2020 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Williamson Shield 2020 Start the New year with this wonderful historic tournament - over 100 years old - The Williamson Shield 2020. Jan 18, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020 — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Ulster Rapidplay Championships 2020 - FIDE RATED - Saturday 1 February 2020 Sponsored by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council. The top Rapidplay tournament in Ulster. At the Sticky Fingers Arts... Feb 01, 2020 10:30 AM - 06:00 PM — Sticky Fingers Arts Centre, The Imaginarium, 10 Upper Edward St, Newry, BT35 6AX
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