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Ulster Championships 2019 - 3 day bank holiday weekend event, Saturday August 24, Sunday August 25, Monday August 26

Event details


Aug 24, 2019 07:15 AM to
Aug 26, 2019 05:00 PM


Europa Hotel, Great Victoria Street, Belfast

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Dates & Times:

3 day bank holiday weekend event

Saturday August 24

Sunday August 25

Monday August 26

Check-in / Entry fee payments:

9:15am to 9:45am

Round 1: 10am

Round 2:  3pm

Round 3: 10am

Round 4:  3pm

Round 5: 10am

Round 6:  3pm


Europa Hotel, Great Victoria Street, Belfast


Senior (Over 1700)

Intermediate (1400-1699)

Junior (Under 1400)

Time control:

90 minutes + 30 second increments. Recording of moves is compulsory for entire duration of game.


FIDE rules will apply. Mobile phones must be switched off and completely unseen in playing hall. Default time for absent players is 30 minutes. Arriving late 3 times will result in disqualification. For each round, all players should be seated 5 minutes before start time to listen to announcements.

To win a perpetual cup in any of the sections, the player must have lived for at least 12 months in one of the 9 counties of Ulster.

Entry Fees:

Late entry fee is £25 on the day annual UCU fee for the 2019/2020 season

If registered by noon on Friday 17 August 2019, the early entry fee is £20 + Annual UCU fee

The combined entry fees for early entrants:

£45 for adults

(20 tournament fee + 25 UCU membership)

£35 for adults with ICU membership

(20 tournament fee + 15 UCU membership)

£30 for Under 18s

(20 tournament fee + 10 UCU membership)

The UCU fees that each player pays at check-in will cover players to 31 August 2020.

Please note all players living in Northern Ireland must pay their UCU fee on top of entry fee on the morning of the tournament. The option to defer UCU annual payment (to be collected by the local clubs later in the season) is no longer permissable.

Chief Arbiter:

Ross Harris NA

Registration deadline:

12 noon on Wednesday 21 August 2019.

To register please email National Arbiter Ross Harris