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Deconstructed items from David McAlister's Ulster Chess Chess reports

UCU Summer Tournament 2000

This go-as-you-please tournament was held as usual over the summer months at Civil Service Chess Club.

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Target Recruitment in major sponsoship boost for Ulster chess

At the annual Ulster Chess Union Prizegiving on 27 September 2000 at the Civil Service Chess Club UCU President Tony Beckett announced a major boost for Ulster chess.

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Tom Clarke-Nigel Saunders, European Club Cup, Bosnia, 2000

While the Williamson Shield was taking place in Belfast, five-time winner Tom Clarke was competing for Bray in the European Club Cup in Bosnia. Here is a quick win for Tom in his favourite Trompowsky, played 27 September on Board 4 in the match against Monmouth Chess Club, Wales.

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Ulster Matchplay 2000 photo by Bernard McCaughey

Ulster Matchplay 2000 photo by Bernard McCaughey

David Houston, with White, playing against tournament winner Steve Scannell in Round 7. The game was drawn.

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UCU Active Tournament, Belfast, 29 October 2000

This rapidplay event was played in 3 all-play-all graded sections. Time limit was half an hour for each player.

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Ulster Intermediate and Junior Championships 2000

Results from both Championships with photographs (taken by Bernard McCaughey).

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Ulster Championship

Fortwilliam Golf Club 27-30 December 2000

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Ulster Open Active 2001

The Ulster Open, originally scheduled as a two-day event on the 3rd and 4th February 2001, was rescheduled as an Active tournament, and played only on Sunday 4th February.

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Target Recruitment Open 30 March-1 April 2001

2 Grand Masters, 2 International Masters, 2 FIDE Masters competed in the Masters

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Ards Blitz Championship Tournament Report Ards hosted a Blitz Championship on Saturday 21st May 2022 and we have the results. May 24, 2022
It is with deep regret that I announce the death of Mr. Dennis Thorpe. Steve Scannell remembers Dennis Thorpe who sadly passed away 15th May 2022. May 20, 2022
Chess in Newry gets a start As part of its outreach programme, Bangor Chess Club is lending equipment and support to a children’s arts centre in N... May 19, 2022
Annual General Meeting Announcement This year's AGM will be hosted by Fruithill Chess Club, Monday 27th June at 8pm May 11, 2022
Newry Chess Festival : 27-29 May 2 events for the Newry Chess Festival over the weekend of Friday 27th to Sunday 29th May May 10, 2022
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Newry Blitz Championship - Newry Chess Festival FIDE RATED Newry Blitz Championship at 10+0, Sunday 29th May 2022 May 29, 2022 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Sticky Fingers Arts Centre, 10 Upper Edward Street, Newry, BT35 6AX, Northern Ireland
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