Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
The last round of  this years Summer Tournament was played on Sept 18th 2019 what are the Standings?

The last round of this years Summer Tournament was played on Sept 18th 2019 what are the Standings?

The Summer tournament has now played for 21 weeks - A drop in tournament - setup to allow players to play during the Summer months when alot of clubs close. With plenty of exciting chess. Next week we have a fun quick play tournament and award ceremony - all welcome.

The last round of this years Summer Tournament was played on Sept 18th 2019 what are the Standings? - Read More…

Belfast Culture Night 2019. Cafe Chess Playing at Caffe Nero.

Belfast Culture Night 2019. Cafe Chess Playing at Caffe Nero.

Belfast Culture Night and Day. Enjoy meeting potential new chess players. Play chess and enjoy the cafe experience. Share your enthusiasm for the game. At Caffe Nero, 19 Lombard St. or Costa Coffee, Victoria Centre, September 20th 3:30pm til late and new this year Culture Day September 21st 12:00 til 5:00pm. This is part of the Belfast annual Culture Night with lots of exciting public events celebrating culture.

Belfast Culture Night 2019. Cafe Chess Playing at Caffe Nero. - Read More…

Childrens Chess kicks off on 5th October

Childrens Chess kicks off on 5th October

On 5th Oct Childrens Chess kicks off this years series of Childrens Chess

Childrens Chess kicks off on 5th October - Read More…

One week left and then Prize Giving and Quick play time handicap

One week left and then Prize Giving and Quick play time handicap

The summer tournament has one week proper play left. Followed a week latter by the Prize Giving and a Quick play handicap tournament. Hows the standings - whos fighting to win.....

One week left and then Prize Giving and Quick play time handicap - Read More…

Bangor Academy launches chess club

Bangor Academy launches chess club

Science teacher and UCU chess player Mr Magee launches Chess Club at Bangor Academy. Brendan Jamison hands over Chess sets from the UCU to the Club on 12th September 2019.

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Upcoming Events
The Summer Tournament 2019: Last Week: Prize-Giving and mini Tournament - All Welcome The UCU Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the summer months w... Sep 25, 2019 07:30 PM - 10:30 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
LJCC - Belfast Qualifier 2019: 5th October An opportunity for Primary Students to Qualify for the London Junior Chess Championships - one of the most prestigious J... Oct 05, 2019 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, 1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
FLive Outdoor Chess Championship Part of 2019 Fermanagh Live Arts Festival Saturday 5th October in Buttermarket, Enniskillen 20mins each in One Section... Oct 05, 2019 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Buttermarket, Enniskillen
BANGOR CONGRESS 2019 - FIDE Rated 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
Lisburn October Blitz (FIDE rated) and Bullet tournament On 12th October enjoy the Lisburn Blitz and Bullet tournament. Oct 12, 2019 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Level 2, Lisburn City Library, 23 Linenhall Street, Lisburn, BT28 1FJ
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