Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Andrew Todd Simultaneous

Andrew Todd Simultaneous

On 22nd July 2017 Andrew Todd will be participating in a Simultaneous exhibition to raise money for Aberdeen University Chess Club.

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Ulster AGM and award ceremony held on June 13th

Ulster AGM and award ceremony held on June 13th

Members gathered at the Civil Service social club to vote on three proposals, elect the committee and recieve the league awards and the Tom Clarke Grand-Prix trophy.

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The Ulster Championships - 2nd and 3rd of September

The Ulster Championships - 2nd and 3rd of September

This years Ulster Championships are on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of September. Hosted at the Europa Hotel, Belfast.

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Chris Lyttle invites top youngsters to Stormont Chess Award Ceremony

Chris Lyttle invites top youngsters to Stormont Chess Award Ceremony

Tuesday 13th June saw top young chess players enjoy a morning of chess and awards in the elegant surrounds of Stormont at the invitation of Chris Lyttle MLA (Alliance)

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Top Chess Player Judith Polgar talks at UCD

Top Chess Player Judith Polgar talks at UCD

The newly formed UCD chess club invited brilliant Chess Player Judith Polgar to Dublin to give a talk and receive the James Joyce Award.

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Ulster Chronicles

Slowly but surely the archives are receiving content from previous years including Ulster News postings, newspaper reports fromĀ Rookies clippings service, and other sources. Our games archive is starting to build up too!

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Upcoming Events
Summer Chess School 2022 The Ulster Chess Union is running a 3 Day Summer Chess School for Children, Beginners to Expert. Aug 10, 2022 - Aug 12, 2022 — Ormeau Park - Ravenhill Bowling Club hall
15th week of the Summer Tournament : Civil Service Pavilion : 10th August The Summer Tournament is back at Civil Service Social Club starting every Wednesday at the Maynard Sinclair Pavilion unt... Aug 10, 2022 07:30 PM - 10:45 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
FIDE Rated U1800 Newry Summer Classic Another event being held at Newry for under 1800 rated players with a time control of 60+0 on Sunday 14th August Aug 14, 2022 09:45 AM - 06:45 PM — Sticky Fingers Arts Centre, 10 Upper Edward Street, Newry, BT35 6AX
The Ulster Championships 2022 August 27 - 29. 6 rounds at 90mins + 30secs. 3 sections. The top Ulster Competition. Aug 27, 2022 - Aug 29, 2022 — Queens University, Belfast
Bangor Congress 2022 6 round Swiss Open Tournament at Bangor with two competing sections Sep 03, 2022 09:45 AM - 05:00 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR, Northern Ireland
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