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2011 Ulster Championships Day 1

The Ulster Championships are being held at the Europa Hotel over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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2011 Ulster Championships Day 2

Play continued at the Europa Hotel with Rounds 3 and 4.

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2011 Ulster Championships Day 3

Rounds 5 and 6 concluded play in the Championships.

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Summer 2011 Civil Service Results

The results after the final night of play. The award ceremony and quick play tournament are on Weds 28th September.

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Ulster Masters Day 1

The Ulster Masters is being held at the Belfast Boat Club over the weekend of 10-11 December 2011. Three rounds are being played each day.

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Ulster Masters Day 2

The Ulster Masters concluded on 11 December with Michael Waters adding the Masters Premier title to his one gained in the Ulster Championship. Ross Harris, George Jackson and Philip Morrison took the titles in the second section.

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Hendersons close the gap with a much needed 'lift'

Murphy, Toal and Annesley 'drive' the point home for the RVH Hendersons as they claim the points in a 3-2 win over Magherafelt.

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UCU Golf Society Inaugural Outing at Ormeau

Successful first outing of the UCU Golf society, but Kelly misses first place at Malahide chess

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The City of Belfast 2012

The City of Belfast 2012

The City of Belfast 2012 took place in the Boat Club over the weekend of June 9th,10th.

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Ulster Rapidplay Championship 2012

This event will be held on Saturday 14 April 2012 at Ballynafeigh Chess Club, Ballynafeigh Community House, 283 Ormeau Road, Belfast.

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UCU AGM Agenda

The 2012 UCU AGM is being held at St Malachy's Old Boy's Association, Antrim Road, Belfast on Wednesday 13th June, commencing at 7.30pm. Below is the agenda for the meeting, which includes several motions for debate.

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2012 City of Belfast Championships

This annual event will be held at Belfast Boat Club on the weekend of 9th-10th June.

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Ulster Chess Union Annual General Meeting

Official Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Ulster Chess Union.

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Breaking News: Cafe Chess starting at 5:00pm tonight 21st September

Breaking news we have an earlier start for our Cafe Chess 5:00pm tonight 21st September at Caffe Nero.

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2013 Ulster Championships to be held at top Belfast Hotel: The Europa

2013 Ulster Championships to be held at top Belfast Hotel: The Europa

For the seventh successive year the Europa Hotel is hosting the Ulster Chess Union's premier tournament over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Chess For the Home Educated - Website

Chess For the Home Educated - Website

A new website co-ordinating Chess for Childen who are educated at home with the excellent aim of putting teams into the local Schools chess leagues.

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Childrens Chess Events for 2012-2013

Childrens Chess Events for 2012-2013

Another exciting year of childrens chess events. The first event is the exciting 3 day summer school in August.

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2011 Ulster Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships

The Ulster Chess Union is holding its Championship Congress over the August Bank holiday weekend.

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Autumn Quickplay on Sunday October 9th

New quickplay event has been added to the UCU calendar. Details below.

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Entries for 2011 Ulster Championships

So far 33 players have entered the Championships. Players can still enter on Saturday morning and registration starts at 9.30 am.

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First ever Ulster Blitz Championship

The first ever Ulster Blitz Chess Championship will be held at Belfast Boat Club on Tuesday 27th December 2011.

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Novel feature for upcoming Fisherwick Tournament

Fisherwick Chess Club is organising a tournament running from 19 October to 23 November 2009 and which is open to non-members.

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Fisherwick Tournament starts mid November

Fisherwick Chess Club is running another in its series of 6 round tournaments.

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New event on the UCU Calendar

The Ulster Masters is a weekend event taking place on December 10th and 11th 2011 at Belfast Boat Club. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Web Site Revised

Web Site Revised

The UCU Website has received a facelift. After several years, the UCU website receives its 3rd design make-over since 2004 when the website was first launched.

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UCU Belfast & District Leagues 2009-2010

The 2009-10 B&D League season starts in the first week of November.

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Williamson Shield centenary edition

Williamson Shield centenary edition

The Williamson Shield was first awarded in 1912, the year of the Titanic's doomed maiden voyage. The centenary edition of this ever popular chess tournament will be held over the weekend of 3rd-4th March at the Maynard Sinclair Pavilion in the grounds of the Civil Service Club, Stormont.

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Williamson Shield 2012

The centenary edition of the Williamson Shield will be held at the Maynard Sinclair Pavilion over the weekend of 3rd-4th March 2012.

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Belfast South Tournament

Belfast South flexible tournament running from October till March

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