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March 2024 FIDE NI Rating Report – 14 players make a debut  by FIDE National Arbiter Brendan Jamison

March 2024 FIDE NI Rating Report – 14 players make a debut by FIDE National Arbiter Brendan Jamison

Well done to 14 more players gaining a FIDE rating on the 1st March rating list. The season is almost over but we have one last major speed event scheduled for April, the Ulster Rapidplay, taking place on Saturday 6th April at the beautiful harbour village of Groomsport (City of Bangor Chess Club). We’re almost at max capacity with 5 spaces left so if you’re keen to play, please register with the event organiser/arbiter Brendan Jamison at fidechessni@gmail.com

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February Schools Chess at Methodist College

February Schools Chess at Methodist College

The UCU's monthly Schools tournaments continued on 10th February 2024 with 37 entrants and some top chess and brilliant puzzles.

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