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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Summer Tournament with only 3 weeks of competition left

Summer Tournament with only 3 weeks of competition left

The standings, after 18 weeks of chess and only 3 weeks of competition left. Whos winning. Whos close - and a reminder that players need to play 2 out of the last 3 weeks...

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New Ulster Champion crowned - Daniil Zelenchuk

New Ulster Champion crowned - Daniil Zelenchuk

An exciting Ulster Championship took place on the bank holiday weekend of 24th-26th August at the brilliant venue of the Europa Hotel. Three sections - Senior, Junior and Intermediate all fought for with energy, imaginative and creative play.

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Summer School a brilliant 3 days of chess endings

Summer School a brilliant 3 days of chess endings

The annual Ulster Chess Union Summer Chess School took place on 7th, 8th, 9th August at the beautiful venue of Ballynafeigh Bowling Club. With the assistance of Ross Harris, Geoff Hindley and Michael Wong.

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Fully booked **  Summer Chess School 2019 August 7th - 9th.

Fully booked ** Summer Chess School 2019 August 7th - 9th.

The Childrens Summer Chess School is being held at Ballynafeigh Bowling Club now in its 10th Year - Fully booked.

Fully booked ** Summer Chess School 2019 August 7th - 9th. - Read More…

Belfast Scholastic - Stormont Awards 2019

Belfast Scholastic - Stormont Awards 2019

MLA Chris Lyttle invites the top Chess players to Stormont to be presented with awards and to play in the Belfast Elite Championship.

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Ulster Masters 2019 Ulster Master 23rd/24th November. 5 rounds of brilliant chess. Nov 23, 2019 - Nov 24, 2019 — Saint Columbanus’ College, 68 Ballymaconnell Road, Bangor, BT20 5PU
Groomsport Blitz 2019 - FIDE RATED Thursday 28th November Another brilliant event at Bangor Chess Club. An evening of quick play chess. Nov 28, 2019 07:45 PM - 10:45 PM — Groomsport Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR
OMAGH RAPIDPLAY 2019 Sponsored by Christian Brothers Grammar School FIDE Rated Saturday 30th Nov 2019. Nov 30, 2019 10:30 AM - 05:30 PM — Christian Brothers Grammar School, Kevlin Road, Omagh, BT78 1LD
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
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