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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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Week 2 of the UCU Winter Grand Prix Cyber Blitz 2020 The Opportunity to play fun but time pressured chess continues. With the second of the Sunday tournaments. The Grandprix... Nov 11, 2020
BRITISH ONLINE CHAMPIONSHIPS 18th December - 3rd January With the cancellation of the British Championships in Torquay over the summer - an online festival will be played over C... Nov 05, 2020
The virtual league 2020 Civil Service at home to Ballynafeigh On the evening of Weds 21st October 2020 10 players were ready to play at home on line. To play slow chess 90mins each. ... Nov 03, 2020
UCU WINTER GRAND PRIX CYBER BLITZ 2020 A 7 round, online blitz grand prix event hosted on Lichess.org A drop-in, drop out series of 5+0 blitz arena tournament... Oct 27, 2020
The Winter Tournament kicked off on Monday 19th October 2020 Moved to online virtual games using Lichess.org. The Winter tournament has started. Its being run over the winter months... Oct 24, 2020
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