Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
New National Abiters

New National Abiters

BREAKING NEWS: Northern Ireland has two new FIDE licensed National Arbiters - Mark Newman and Adrian Dornford-Smith. Report from Brendan Jamison - who has been the main driver for getting National Arbiters and training of Arbiters in Northern Ireland.

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Lockdown Summer Tournament: weeks 4 - 6

Lockdown Summer Tournament: weeks 4 - 6

The Summer drop in tournament continues. With a couple of new players and plenty of good chess. Read on for results and current scores.

Lockdown Summer Tournament: weeks 4 - 6 - Read More…

Final Standings for the 2020 Childrens Chess Grandprix

Final Standings for the 2020 Childrens Chess Grandprix

With the March Childrens Chess completed we have the final standings for the 2020 Grandprix. The top four of each section usually get invited to Stormont for an award ceremony and Elite Chess Tournament.

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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.

Farewell from Ross and Brendan - Read More…

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.

Lockdown Summer Tournament: week3 - Read More…

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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