Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Enniskillen Rapidplay Championships 2019

Enniskillen Rapidplay Championships 2019

Some brilliant chess at the fantastic location of Lough Erne Resort on Saturday 18th May.

Enniskillen Rapidplay Championships 2019 - Read More…

Ross Harris awarded National Arbiter title

Ross Harris awarded National Arbiter title

Our second National Arbiter - Ross Harris was awarded the title after completing the training and gaining two Arbiter norms.

Ross Harris awarded National Arbiter title - Read More…

Ulster Chess Union AGM - candidates standing for the Board

The AGM is being held at the Civil Service Pavilion Saturday 25th May. The current candidates for the board.

Ulster Chess Union AGM - candidates standing for the Board - Read More…

Latest Amended League Rules 2019

Its always good to know the league rules - these have had some minor modifications.

Latest Amended League Rules 2019 - Read More…

Chess season ends with rapid tournament at Bangor Chess Club

Chess season ends with rapid tournament at Bangor Chess Club

Last Thursday (2nd May) saw the last event of the season at Bangor Chess Club. A rapid tournament over 6 rounds attracted players aged 8 and above. Locals enjoyed mixing with players from Newry, Downpatrick, Mallusk, Belfast, Donaghadee, Millilse, Newtownards, Comber and even from Michigan in the USA.

Chess season ends with rapid tournament at Bangor Chess Club - Read More…

Ulster Chronicles

Slowly but surely the archives are receiving content from previous years including Ulster News postings, newspaper reports fromĀ Rookies clippings service, and other sources. Our games archive is starting to build up too!

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Cafe Chess at Belfast Culture Night 2019 A table awaits you at Caffe Nero Lombard St. Enjoy Chess and Coffee and good conversation.... This year the Culture nigh... Sep 20, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019 — Caffe Nero Lombard St.
LJCC - Belfast Qualifier 2019: 5th October An opportunity for Primary Students to Qualify for the London Junior Chess Championships - one of the most prestigious J... Oct 05, 2019 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, 1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
FLive Outdoor Chess Championship Part of 2019 Fermanagh Live Arts Festival Saturday 5th October in Buttermarket, Enniskillen 20mins each in One Section... Oct 05, 2019 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Buttermarket, Enniskillen
BANGOR CONGRESS 2019 - FIDE Rated Sponsored by Mellon Hyundia Date: Saturday 5 October 2019 Oct 05, 2019 10:30 AM - 05:30 PM — Groomsport Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR
Lisburn October Blitz (FIDE rated) and Bullet tournament On 12th October enjoy the Lisburn Blitz and Bullet tournament. Oct 12, 2019 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Level 2, Lisburn City Library, 23 Linenhall Street, Lisburn, BT28 1FJ
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