Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Sveshnikov Sizzles as Bangor Players Hunger for Opening Theory

Sveshnikov Sizzles as Bangor Players Hunger for Opening Theory

Bangor Club continues to give the Ulster Chess World top events. With brilliant opening talk by Danny Robert.

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Bangor Blitz 13th Feb 2020

Bangor Blitz 13th Feb 2020

Bangor continues to be more than just a chess club - regularly inviting players to talks and competitions. It held a FIDE rated Blitz on 13th February 2020.

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Greenisland buzzes with speed chess extravaganza

Greenisland buzzes with speed chess extravaganza

Tournament report by Brendan Jamison, National Arbiter 33 players gathered at Greenisland Baptist Church on Saturday 22 February for 10 rounds of thrilling blitz chess. This is the first time the Ulster Chess Union has ever held an event in this area and it was a wonderful success.

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Breaking news: Strand 2 win Division 2

Breaking news: Strand 2 win Division 2

Strand were chasing Belfast South in what looked like an impossible mission.... but....

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Top Ulster Youngsters playing Chess at Methodist College

Top Ulster Youngsters playing Chess at Methodist College

On Saturday 8th February 2020 a brilliant chess afternoon took place at Methodist College. Part of the Monthly series of Schools Chess tournaments run by the Ulster Chess Union.

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Upcoming Events
Mini blitz at Holywood Old School - Tue 26 Oct from 10am to 11:30am Holywood Mini Blitz Championship 2021: Tue 26 October 2021 : 10am to 11:30am Location: The Holywood Old school, 92 Chu... Oct 26, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — The Holywood Old school, 92 Church Road, BT18 9BX.
Bangor Blitz Championship: FIDE rated **NOW FULL** Thursday 28 October 2021, 7pm to 10pm, 7 rounds of 10+0 Pickie Bowling Club, 82 Broadway, Bangor, BT20 4TS Oct 28, 2021 06:50 PM - 10:00 PM — Pickie Bowling Club, 82 Broadway, Bangor, BT20 4TS
Greenisland FC Chess: Not Halloween/Not Christmas Mini Rapid Monday 1st November 2021 from 7pm to 10pm 5 rounds 15 time control Nov 01, 2021 06:45 PM - 10:00 PM — Greenisland FC Clubhouse, 100 Glenkeen Av, Greenisland, BT38 8ST
Childrens Chess November 6th Fun afternoon Chess tournament and puzzle competition. Nov 06, 2021 12:30 PM - 04:30 PM — Methodist College,1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
FIDE RATED Bangor Rapid Championship Thursday 18 November 2021 hursday 18 November 2021, 7pm to 10pm, 5 rounds of 15+0 Nov 18, 2021 06:45 PM - 10:00 PM — Pickie Bowling Club, 82 Broadway, Bangor, BT20 4TS
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