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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
The second in the Alan Burns Lacksidasicals 2020

The second in the Alan Burns Lacksidasicals 2020

The 2020 series of Alan Burns Lacksidasicals continued on the 8th March. A fun afternoon of thoughtful chess.

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Top chess played at Methodist College March 14th.

Top chess played at Methodist College March 14th.

The monthly Chess tournaments held at Methodist College continued on March 14th. Numbers were low but some top players were playing.

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Winter Flexible Tournament 2019-20

This Tournament ended on 16 March , earlier than planned due to the Corona virus. This tournament has been running annually since October 2012, organised and run by Belfast South Chess Club. Recently it was decided that this season will be the last one for the tournament. For the future Belfast South Chess Club is currently looking into providing an open chess forum one afternoon per week at the Quakers in Marlborough Park North.

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CANCELLATION OF ALL REMAINING UCU EVENTS AND LEAGUES THIS SEASON

CANCELLATION OF ALL REMAINING UCU EVENTS AND LEAGUES THIS SEASON

The below statement by the UCU Tournament Director has been approved by the UCU Executive Board Given the coronavirus peak is not set to hit the UK until the end of May or the month of June, I don’t feel comfortable that we continue to run events over the next 10 weeks

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2020 Irish Junior Chess Championships Postponed

2020 Irish Junior Chess Championships Postponed

Dear chess players, chess parents and the wider chess community, I am very sorry we have had to postpone this year’s Irish Juniors. Please see today’s statement below from the Irish Chess Union. We promise to hold the event later in the year when it’s safe for all the players and their families. Best wishes, Brendan Jamison Ulster Chess Union Tournament Director & League Controller

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**POSTPONED ** Irish Junior Chess Championships 2020 **POSTPONED ** The Irish Chess Union [ICU] in association with the Ulster Chess Union [UCU] present the IRISH JUNIOR CH... Apr 03, 2020 - Apr 05, 2020
All UCU tournaments and chess talks during April/May/June are hereby cancelled. The below statement by the UCU Tournament Director has been approved by the UCU Executive Board CANCELLATION OF ALL R... Jun 30, 2020 10:25 PM
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