Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Farewell from Ross and Brendan

Farewell from Ross and Brendan

As of 25th May 2020 Ross Harris (Chairperson) and Brendan Jamison (Secretary / tournament director/ league controller) have stepped down from their roles on the UCU Committee. We have thoroughly enjoyed our time helping to run and develop chess in Ulster. But we feel the time is right for some fresh faces and some fresh ideas! Mark Newman will be taking over as interim Chairperson until the next AGM. - A letter from Ross Harris.

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Lockdown Summer Tournament: week3

The competition continues - with a few more players and some challenging chess games. Email me if you wish to join this drop-in competition.

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The UK Chess Challenge this year is being held online

I include the details from Email from the UK Chess Challenge organisers. The first Megafinal weekend is 20th/21st May. There are also opportunities to learn and improve your game.

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Lockdown Summer Tournament: week2

The Summer drop-in tournament continued on weds 13th May - with a few more players joining the fun and some good chess played.

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Lockdown Summer Tournament: week1

Lockdown Summer Tournament: week1

Week1 started with a small but enthusiastic team of chess players.Keen to get a slow game of chess. The format is the same as our usual Summer tournament but moved online.

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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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