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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Belfast Scholastic - Stormont Awards 2019

Belfast Scholastic - Stormont Awards 2019

MLA Chris Lyttle invites the top Chess players to Stormont to be presented with awards and to play in the Belfast Elite Championship.

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The fourth in the Alan Burns Lacksidasicals

The fourth in the Alan Burns Lacksidasicals

The final in this years series of Alan Burns Lacksidadicals took place on 12th May at the NICS Pavilion.

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The third in the Alan Burns tournaments 2019

The third in the Alan Burns tournaments 2019

The third Lacksidasical in the Alan Burns Grandprix took place at the Civil Service Pavilion on 14th April 2019.

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Delancey UK Chess Challenge Northern Ireland Megafinal 2019

Delancey UK Chess Challenge Northern Ireland Megafinal 2019

Young top chess players met at Methodist College on Saturday May 11th to play in the Delancey UK Chess Challenge Northern Ireland Megafinal. This is part of the largest childrens competition in the World. Who would qualify for the next stage - the Gigafinals?

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Minutes from the 2019 UCU AGM

Minutes from the 2019 UCU AGM

With the election of Officers and the awarding of the league prizes and the looking back over the chess year to our many successes.

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Ulster Chronicles

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Upcoming Events
The Civil Service 2019 Summer Tournament :Week8 The UCU Civil Service Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the s... Jun 19, 2019 07:30 PM - 10:45 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
ICU/UCU Summer Open Rapidplay and Blitz To celebrate the 2019 Glorney Gilbert International the ICU and UCU have organised a FIDE rated rapidplay and blitz. Jul 21, 2019 10:30 AM - 06:30 PM — Carrickdale Hotel and Spa, Carrickcarnon, Ravensdale, Dundalk, A91 PR63
Summer Chess School 2019 For the Tenth successive year the Ulster Chess Union are running a 3 Day Summer Chess School for Children, Beginners to ... Aug 07, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019 — Ballynafeigh Bowling Club - Ormeau Park, Park Road,Belfast, BT7 4NA
ULSTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 - FIDE Rated Ulster Championships 2019 - 3 day bank holiday weekend event, Saturday August 24, Sunday August 25, Monday August 26 Aug 24, 2019 - Aug 26, 2019 — Europa Hotel, Great Victoria Street, Belfast
BANGOR CONGRESS 2019 Sponsored by Mellon Hyundia Date: Saturday 5 October 2019 Oct 05, 2019 10:30 AM - 05:30 PM — Groomsport Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR
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