Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
BRITISH ONLINE CHAMPIONSHIPS 18th December - 3rd January

BRITISH ONLINE CHAMPIONSHIPS 18th December - 3rd January

With the cancellation of the British Championships in Torquay over the summer - an online festival will be played over Christmas and the New Year

BRITISH ONLINE CHAMPIONSHIPS 18th December - 3rd January - Read More…

The virtual league 2020  Civil Service at home to Ballynafeigh

The virtual league 2020 Civil Service at home to Ballynafeigh

On the evening of Weds 21st October 2020 10 players were ready to play at home on line. To play slow chess 90mins each. Civil Service faced a tough match against Ballynafeigh - whose boards go from Ulsters top players to 1400 players.

The virtual league 2020 Civil Service at home to Ballynafeigh - Read More…

UCU WINTER GRAND PRIX CYBER BLITZ 2020

A 7 round, online blitz grand prix event hosted on Lichess.org A drop-in, drop out series of 5+0 blitz arena tournaments from 4:15-5:30 every Sunday beginning from 1st November and ending on 20th December.

UCU WINTER GRAND PRIX CYBER BLITZ 2020 - Read More…

The Winter Tournament kicked off on Monday 19th October 2020

The Winter Tournament kicked off on Monday 19th October 2020

Moved to online virtual games using Lichess.org. The Winter tournament has started. Its being run over the winter months on monday evenings ending on March 29th and has the same rules as the Summer tournament that has just ended.

The Winter Tournament kicked off on Monday 19th October 2020 - Read More…

The virtual league 2020 kicked off with Bangor at home to Civil Service

On October 15th two teams of 6 chess players. Each player at home in front of a screen showing a virtual chess board - took a deep breath and fought a battle - the Virtual league for 2020 had begun ....

The virtual league 2020 kicked off with Bangor at home to Civil Service - Read More…

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The ICU have announced: 100th Irish Championship 2021 This was last run successfully with distance rules enforced last year. The ICU hope to repeat this this year at the End ... Jul 31, 2021 - Aug 08, 2021 — Collaiste Eanna, Co Dublin
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