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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
President Ross Harris Delivers Chess Simultaneous

President Ross Harris Delivers Chess Simultaneous

Last Thursday (14 March 2019), the President of the Ulster Chess Union, Ross Harris, delivered a special simultaneous match at Bangor Chess Club. While he won all his games, he was still very impressed by the level of newcomers and awarded three prizes at the end of the night.

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Northern Lights clinch Strawbridge Cup

Northern Lights clinch Strawbridge Cup

(B&D League 2018/19 Week 15) The John Strawbridge Cup has a new name on it after Northern Lights convincingly saw off their nearest rivals QUB 2 to secure the Division 2 trophy with two matches to spare.

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Spring Blitz Chess Animates Groomsport

Spring Blitz Chess Animates Groomsport

Last Thursday (7 March) Groomsport was buzzing with its monthly blitz chess tournament, a popular event that animates Groomsport Parish Hall with an exciting mix of local and visiting players. Reporter: Brendan Jamison.

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Lisburn Chess Club hosted Blitz and Bullet Chess - February 23rd.

Lisburn Chess Club hosted Blitz and Bullet Chess - February 23rd.

On Saturday 23rd February Lisburn Chess Club hosted at the Lisburn Library 26 players from top players Steve Scannell and Sergio Esteve Sanchez to relatively new players James Wong and Taufik Kamal.

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GM Luke McShane plays Belfast at Stormont Hotel - February 21st

GM Luke McShane plays Belfast at Stormont Hotel - February 21st

Top player Grand Master Luke McShane played 29 chess players ranging in age from 9 years and up. At the brilliant venue of the Stormont Hotel.

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Annual General Meeting 2023-2024 Jun 17, 2024 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM — Fall Bowling Club, 63 Andersonstown Road
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