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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Top Ulster Youngsters playing Chess at Methodist College

Top Ulster Youngsters playing Chess at Methodist College

On Saturday 8th February 2020 a brilliant chess afternoon took place at Methodist College. Part of the Monthly series of Schools Chess tournaments run by the Ulster Chess Union.

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BREAKING NEWS: Strand Chess Club wins Silver King league Champions 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Strand Chess Club wins Silver King league Champions 2020

The Strand Club wins the Silver King, the coveted Division 1 trophy awarded to Champions of the Belfast & District Chess League. It is the second year in a row that the mighty East Belfast team has dominated the local chess scene with it’s blend of youth development and top local chess champions.

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Winter Tournament - Thompson and Ruben win best game prizes

Winter Tournament - Thompson and Ruben win best game prizes

As the post-Christmas portion of the Winter Tournament gets underway, two best game prizes for the pre-Christmas portion have been awarded.

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Newry Rapidplay Report - February 2020

Newry Rapidplay Report - February 2020

Ulster Rapidplay Chess Championships took place in Newry on February 1st 2020 kindly sponsored by Newry,Mourne and Down District Council.

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The first in the Alan Burns Lacksidasicals 2020

The first in the Alan Burns Lacksidasicals 2020

On Sunday 12th January chess players met at the Civil Service Pavilion Stormont to enjoy an afternoon of lacksidasical chess. In the first of the Alan Burns four tournaments.

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Simultaneous GM Matthew Turner 20th February 2020 GM Matthew Turner will take on 30 players simultaneously. Venue:NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtowna... Feb 20, 2020 06:45 PM - 11:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Greenisland Blitz - Sat Feb 22nd Knockagh Mini Blitz at Greenisland, Saturday 22 February 2020 9:45 - 12:00 10 Rounds of 5min chess. Feb 22, 2020 09:45 AM - 12:00 PM — Greenisland Baptist Church, 17 Glassillan Grove, Greenisland, Carrickfergus BT38 8TE
BANGOR FEBRUARY MINI BLITZ + OPENING TALK ON SICILIAN SVESHNIKOV BY DANNY ROBERTS Enjoy some games and a brilliant talk by top Ulster player Danny Roberts at Bangor Chess Club. Feb 27, 2020 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM — Bangor Chess Club, Groomsport Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR
Childrens Chess - fun tournament - 14th March 2020 The Childrens Chess afternoon tournaments continues its monthly series on 14th March at Methodist College. All welcome. ... Mar 14, 2020 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, 1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
Irish Junior Chess Championships 2020 The Irish Chess Union [ICU] in association with the Ulster Chess Union [UCU] present the IRISH JUNIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHI... Apr 03, 2020 - Apr 05, 2020
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