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Muldoons 1 regain Silver King despite Strand 1 victory

Muldoons 1 regain Silver King despite Strand 1 victory

(B&D League 2017/18 - postponed matches update) Strand 1 beat Ballynafeigh 1, but it isn't enough as Muldoons 1 are confirmed as B&D League champions for a second time, while Strand 4 win Division 3 after a nail-biting finish to the season.

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Belfast South Open Chess Tournament 2017-18

The final round of the Tournament and prize-giving took place on 27 March 2018. This flexible tournament was a very flexible one with an unscheduled change of venue and a switch from Monday to Tuesday night in January 2018. Particular thanks to QUB club for hosting the second half of the tournament.

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The Summer tournament starts back at the Civil Service Pavillion - May 2nd

The Summer tournament starts back at the Civil Service Pavillion - May 2nd

Start the summer by playing at the Summer tournament - a flexible tournament over 20 weeks. Back at its original venue with excellent parking and surroundings.

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Kelly's Heroes reclaim Strawbridge Cup

Kelly's Heroes reclaim Strawbridge Cup

(B&D League 2017/18 - postponed matches update) Kelly's Heroes secured the Division 2 title with a 3-2 win over nearest rivals Muldoons 2. Meanwhile, Strand 1's Silver King odds lengthened even further as they could only achieve a 3-2 win against Civil Service.

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Muldoons 1 edge closer to Silver King after Ballynafeigh 2 forfeit

Muldoons 1 edge closer to Silver King after Ballynafeigh 2 forfeit

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 16) Muldoons 1 are just 3.5 points away from regaining the Silver King after winning by default against Ballynafeigh 2.

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The Civil Service 2018 Summer Tournament Starts The UCU Civil Service Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the s... May 02, 2018 06:45 PM - 10:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont
Delancey UK Chess Challenge Northern Ireland Megafinal Saturday May 12th - Northern Ireland Delancey UK Chess Challenge Megafinal May 12, 2018 09:45 AM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
NICS Lackadaisical #3 2018 The third in the series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. The restaurant do an excellent Sun... May 13, 2018 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM — PlayBall, The Pavilion, Stormont Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road Belfast BT4 3TA
City of Belfast Championships 2018 City of Belfast Championships on May Bank Holiday weekend. Three days of two games a day. May 26th to 28th. May 26, 2018 - May 28, 2018 — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont
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