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M.C.B Chess 2004/2005

Over the past two years the Methodist College chess club has enjoyed remarkable success in both team and individual competitions. The highlight was perhaps the team’s winning of the All Ireland College’s Under 19 Championship in Dublin in 2004.

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Fisherwick Sweep Up

Fisherwick make a clean sweep winning both KO Cup and Plate in this season's Team Tournament.

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Ulster Intermediate and Junior Championships 2004

The Ulster Intermediate and Junior Championships were held on the weekend of 20 and 21 November 2004 at North Belfast Chess Club. The Intermediate was open to players rated between 1500 and 1900 and the Junior for those under 1500 and unrated. A disappointing number of entrants in the Intermediate event meant that the two sections had to be amalgamated.

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Waterfront Rapidplay Report

The first UCU tournament of 2005 turned out to be a gentlemanly tie on all fronts, Stephen Morgan and Michael Waters sharing first prize.

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Scannell claims Williamson Shield

Steve Scannell claimed his fifth Williamson Shield win while Richard Proctor won the subsidiary Challengers event.

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Portadown get out the salt

Portadown get out the salt and send Bombardier home smarting

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Malone rout Civil Service

In a spectacular turn-a-round, Malone come back from a whitewash last week to vent their spleen on Civil Service.

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City of Belfast 2005 Report

German player Bernhard Kern, who recently joined the Fisherwick Chess Club, won the Nemtzov Cup with 5.5 points out of 6, just a half-point ahead of Ulster champion Steve Scannell. The Henderson Cup, restricted to players rated under 1600, was won by Richard Proctor, who now has a hat-trick of titles this season.

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Ulster Championship 2005

Ulster Championship 2005

In the annual battle for the title of Ulster Champion, Tom Clarke emerged victorious.

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Belfast Summerfest 2005

The Belfast Summerfest tournament, the final weekend tournament of the Ulster chess season, was held at the Belfast Boat Club on the weekend of the 11th and 12th June 2005.

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