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UCU Summer School places/British Blitz Belfast Qualifier/Ulster Championships (inc. Entry list)

There are still a few places for the UCU Summer School Weds 10th, Thurs 11th, Fri 12th August. The UK Blitz Open Belfast Qualifier is on Sunday 4th Sept. The Ulster Championships are on 27th/28th/29th August at QUB - Current entry list. We have Thomas Donaldson playing in the British Championships starting 13th August.

With lots of brilliant chess acitivity going on all over Ulster. At Lisburn Chess Club and Bangor Chess Club and Newry (thanks to the brilliant Brendan Jamison) and GreenIsland Chess Club.

We also have a Childrens Chess Summer school with a few spaces left - 3 days of fun chess activities, with puzzles, chess competitions, endgame studies, team activities, chess tactics and much more.... to be held at Ravenhill Bowling Hall, Ormeau Park - to register please email details :

A tournment that attracted talented players from England last time we ran it. We have the UK Blitz Open Belfast Qualifier - the winners get the opportunity to play in the UK Blitz Open Championship. The Belfast Qualifier will be held at the Civil Service Pavilion on Sunday 4th Sept : more details :

Last years Ulster Champion - Thomas Donaldson will be playing  in the British Championships in Torquay starting 13th August. We wish him all the best.

This years Ulster Championships takes place over the bank holiday weekend : Sat 27th/Sun 28th/Mon 29th if you havent yet registered there is time further details :

Location: Queens University, South Dinning Room, Belfast



I will update this article with the current entries.

Current Entries for the Ulster Championships : 25/08/2022

Any queries/Entries email

Name Byes Rating FIDE
Mandar Tahmankar 2094 FIDE 5019400
Gareth Annesley 1990 FIDE 2505762
Thomas Donaldson 1982 FIDE 464007
Danny Roberts Rd1 1976 FIDE 2501074
Modestas Razbadauskas 1886 FIDE 2513358
Alex Goss 1877 FIDE 2509407
Luke Gostelow 1779 FIDE 343403980
James McDonnell 1765 FIDE 2500787
Yannick Woods 1700 FIDE 2518384
Robert Lavery 1668 UCU 2513323
Richard Morrow 1632 UCU 2512254
Adam Rushe 1609 FIDE 2511690
Danny Mallaghan Rd3 1593 UCU 3600289
Bobby Thompson 1533 UCU 2518376
Pat McKillen 1509 FIDE 2513340
Cathal Murphy 1505 FIDE 2084309
Chris Armstrong 1501 FIDE 2510340
Ethan Cole 1496 FIDE 2514818
Andrew Todd 1484 FIDE 126171749
David Corr 1430 UCU
Gatis Barbals 1429 FIDE 2513838
James Douglas 1423 UCU 2520397
Nikolai Dimitrov 1422 FIDE 2511649
Wong, James 1403 UCU 2514524
Sean Kinch 1300 EST 2520443
Sanket Sawant 1300 EST
Paddy Magee 1281 UCU 2516357
Richard Proctor 1242 UCU 2514931
Christopher Rooney 1200 EST
Ashish Shambharkar 1200 EST 2518775
Louison Fuchs 1200 EST 651081997
Amol Thoke 1136 FIDE 2516390
Calib McClean 1100 EST 2518449
Jade Sandrey 1100 EST 2517990
Lorcan Rippon Rd1/Rd2 1023 UCU 2517973
Geoff Hindley 1004 UCU 2514745
Peter Murphy 1000 EST 2518465
Saoirse Rippon Rd1/Rd2 1000 UCU 2520206
James Huang 1000 EST
George Gamble 865 UCU 2515156
Ayaansh Mulukutla 720 ICU 33391998