Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
QUB October Blitz Report

QUB October Blitz Report

After the success of July's Blitz in Bar Sub, Belfast chess veterans and newcomers alike had October's event marked as a five star tournament not to miss.

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Ulster Championships 2008

Ulster Championships 2008

The Ulster Championships were held at the Europa Hotel over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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QUB Blitz Report

QUB Blitz Report

On a perfect July night, the curtains of the Belfast chess scene opened up for the inaugural QUB Blitz tournament in Bar Sub of the Students' Union. Over 20 competitors packed into the Union's basement for five rounds of old fashioned, shoot-out style blitz.

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City of Belfast Championships 2008

City of Belfast Championships 2008

QUB's Steve Scannell continued his domination of Ulster Chess weekenders, this time by notching up another clear first in the City of Belfast Chamionships. In retaining the Nemztov Cup, Scannell secured his sixth successive UCU weekender win.

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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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Upcoming Events
Omagh Rapidplay 2017 This years Omagh rapidplay will take place on Saturday 25th November at Christian Brothers Grammar School. Nov 25, 2017 10:30 AM - 06:00 PM — Christian Brothers Grammar School, Omagh
Ulster Schools Individual Championships The top young chess players of Ulster battle it out to see who will be the Ulster Champion. 9th December at Methodist Co... Dec 09, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
NICS Lackadaisical #1 2017-18 The first in the series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. Enjoy Sunday Lunch followed by ent... Dec 10, 2017 01:55 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont
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