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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
The league is coming to a finish. The Summer Tournament will begin in May.

The league is coming to a finish. The Summer Tournament will begin in May.

Easter is here and the chess continues. With FIDE rated tournaments organised by Brendan Jamison. The League is coming to an end. Soon we will have our annual AGM and an opportunity to celebrate the years chess. What a brilliant year.

The league is coming to a finish. The Summer Tournament will begin in May. - Read More…

Childrens Chess Grandprix Standings after March 2024 Tournament.

Childrens Chess Grandprix Standings after March 2024 Tournament.

We have only one Childrens Chess Tournament left April 13th. We celebrate young chess talent at the end of year Award Ceremony and Elite Chess tournament. Usually held at Stormont in June. The top 4 pupils of each section are invited. We have a grandprix system to allocate points per tournament. Find the current standings below.

Childrens Chess Grandprix Standings after March 2024 Tournament. - Read More…

Childrens Chess Tournament at Methodist College on 9th March 2024

Childrens Chess Tournament at Methodist College on 9th March 2024

Our monthly schools events continues. With approx 28 pupils playing and solving chess puzzles at Methodist College. This months event was sponsored by Brypol Electrical.

Childrens Chess Tournament at Methodist College on 9th March 2024 - Read More…

Childrens Chess Grandprix Standings after February 2024 Tournament.

Childrens Chess Grandprix Standings after February 2024 Tournament.

We celebrate young chess talent at the end of year Award Ceremony and Elite Chess tournament. Usually held at Stormont in June. The top 4 pupils of each section are invited. We have a grandprix system to allocate points per tournament. Find the current standings below.

Childrens Chess Grandprix Standings after February 2024 Tournament. - Read More…

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Upcoming Events
The Summer Tournament Weds 17th July at Civil Service Pavilion The Summer Tournament is at Civil Service Social Club starting Wednesday 1st May 2024 at the Maynard Sinclair Pavilion a... Jul 17, 2024 07:30 PM - 10:45 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
FIDE RATED Bangor Towerview Teen Challenge Charity Blitz 2024 Jul 25, 2024 07:00 PM - 11:00 PM — Towerview Church Hall, 47 Towerview Crescent, Bangor, BT19 6BA, Northern Ireland
The Citi Belfast Charity Rapidplay 2024 FIDE rated rapidplay tournament at Citi Offices on Thursday 1st August Round 1 starts at 7:30pm. All monies being donat... Aug 01, 2024 07:00 AM - 10:30 PM — Citi, Gateway Offices, 60 Sydenham Rd, Belfast BT3 9DP.
Summer Chess School 2024 - August 7th/8th/9th Weds - Fri The Ulster Chess Union is running a 3 Day Summer Chess School for Children, Beginners to Expert. Aug 07, 2024 - Aug 09, 2024 — Ormeau Park - Ormeaul Bowling Club hall
Simul at Bangor Further details to follow Aug 08, 2024 07:30 PM - 10:30 PM — 47 Tower Crescent, Bangor, BT19 6BA
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