Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
UCU asks players to avoid hand shakes until end of season

UCU asks players to avoid hand shakes until end of season

Following advice from doctors, the Ulster Chess Union are asking all players at league matches and tournaments to avoid shaking hands before and after a game.

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Sveshnikov Sizzles as Bangor Players Hunger for Opening Theory

Sveshnikov Sizzles as Bangor Players Hunger for Opening Theory

Bangor Club continues to give the Ulster Chess World top events. With brilliant opening talk by Danny Robert.

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Bangor Blitz 13th Feb 2020

Bangor Blitz 13th Feb 2020

Bangor continues to be more than just a chess club - regularly inviting players to talks and competitions. It held a FIDE rated Blitz on 13th February 2020.

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Greenisland buzzes with speed chess extravaganza

Greenisland buzzes with speed chess extravaganza

Tournament report by Brendan Jamison, National Arbiter 33 players gathered at Greenisland Baptist Church on Saturday 22 February for 10 rounds of thrilling blitz chess. This is the first time the Ulster Chess Union has ever held an event in this area and it was a wonderful success.

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Breaking news: Strand 2 win Division 2

Breaking news: Strand 2 win Division 2

Strand were chasing Belfast South in what looked like an impossible mission.... but....

Breaking news: Strand 2 win Division 2 - Read More…

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