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Greenisland October Blitz

Greenisland October Blitz

A great night of Blitz fun at Greenisland FC Chess Club - for Juniors and Seniors alike

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We're recruiting!

We're recruiting!

The Executive Board is looking for two new officers: Web Editor & Fundraising Officer

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Fruithill Win 2020 Team Rapidplay

Fruithill Win 2020 Team Rapidplay

Fruithill awarded the postponed 2020 Team Rapidplay Championship

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The Summer tournament 2021 is over with award ceremony to go.

The Summer tournament 2021 is over with award ceremony to go.

What were the final standings of the Summer Tournament face to face and the Newman Virtual Summer Tournament (non-UCU).

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Childrens Chess starts with the Belfast London Junior Chess Championship Qualifier

Childrens Chess is back. With its first tournament on Saturday 2nd October 2021. Taking place at Methodist College. A 6 round tournament. Followed in the year with our monthly Childrens Chess tournaments including the Ulster Schools Championship in December.

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National School Chess Championships 2021/22

The top team schools chess competition. The U19 ECF National School Chess Championships 2021/22 is now open for entries.

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Tony Beckett awarded Honorary Membership of Bangor Chess Club

Tony Beckett awarded Honorary Membership of Bangor Chess Club

The Bangor Chess Club AGM was held outdoors at the Groomsport picnic tables on Saturday 11th September 2021. The club voted unanimously to award Tony Beckett with Lifetime Honorary Membership of Bangor Chess Club.

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The Bangor Classic Continues.....

The Bangor Classic Continues.....

With the Bangor Chess Club premises unavailable for use during September and October, the Bangor Classic will continue for 4 more weeks outdoors at the picnic tables at Groomsport Harbour

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League Rules 2021/22

League Rules 2021/22

Updated League Rules for 2021/22 Season

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GreenIsland Back to School Blitz 2021

GreenIsland Back to School Blitz 2021

Greenisland FC Chess Club put on a Back to School Blitz Competition on Thursday 9th September. Players from GFC Chess Club. Strand Chess Club and Lisburn Chess Club played 6 rounds of competitive blitz chess.

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The New Board and the motions from this years UCU AGM 2021

With so much interest in Chess this year we had to run an extension to the AGM to include discussion of the proposals put by the membership.

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Matt O'Leary

Matt O'Leary

The Irish Chess Union has announced the sad passing in Stockholm of Derryman Matt O'Leary, the 1965 and 1968 Ulster Champion.

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High Hopes for Lisburn Chess Club!

High Hopes for Lisburn Chess Club!

Lisburn Chess Club was founded over 3 years ago by Neil Gardner and Martin Johnston. During that time we have had many memorable events.

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Whitehead Railway Museum Blitz Championship 2021 ** Full **

Whitehead Railway Museum Blitz Championship 2021 ** Full **

On Sat 4th Sept - 10am to 2:30pm FIDE-rated. At Whitehead Railway Museum. A 10 round Swiss Biltz. Numbers limited so register asap to get a place.

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Greenisland FC Chess Summer Scorcher Blitz Tournament

Greenisland FC Chess Summer Scorcher Blitz Tournament

Greenisland FC Chess Club hosted a successful hugely successful blitz tournament on the afternoon of the 18th July 2021. Just like the weather, the chess was scorching with three sections and 32 players competing to take away the trophies.

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A brilliant tournament - face to face play at the Ulster Championships 2021

A brilliant tournament - face to face play at the Ulster Championships 2021

We had a top section enriched by the presence of FM Tom O'Gorman and Alice O'Gorman. With previous Ulster Champions: Steve Scannell, Daniil Zelenchuk and Thomas Donaldson. Top Ulster players Danny Roberts, Gareth Annesley and new to Ulster Mandar Tahmankar we were in for some brilliant chess.

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Sad loss of Dr Tom Esmonde

Sad loss of Dr Tom Esmonde

Tom Esmonde was a player who was greatly respected and a man who gave to the World. We were lucky to have him in our chess World.

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Greenisland October Blitz A great night of Blitz fun at Greenisland FC Chess Club - for Juniors and Seniors alike Oct 01, 2021
We're recruiting! The Executive Board is looking for two new officers: Web Editor & Fundraising Officer Sep 30, 2021
Fruithill Win 2020 Team Rapidplay Fruithill awarded the postponed 2020 Team Rapidplay Championship Sep 28, 2021
The Summer tournament 2021 is over with award ceremony to go. What were the final standings of the Summer Tournament face to face and the Newman Virtual Summer Tournament (non-UCU). Sep 28, 2021
The UCU 2021-22 leagues begin in October The timetable for this years Ulster Chess Union Leagues. Sep 26, 2021
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Upcoming Events
Mini blitz at Holywood Old School - Tue 26 Oct from 10am to 11:30am Holywood Mini Blitz Championship 2021: Tue 26 October 2021 : 10am to 11:30am Location: The Holywood Old school, 92 Chu... Oct 26, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — The Holywood Old school, 92 Church Road, BT18 9BX.
Bangor Blitz Championship: FIDE rated **NOW FULL** Thursday 28 October 2021, 7pm to 10pm, 7 rounds of 10+0 Pickie Bowling Club, 82 Broadway, Bangor, BT20 4TS Oct 28, 2021 06:50 PM - 10:00 PM — Pickie Bowling Club, 82 Broadway, Bangor, BT20 4TS
Greenisland FC Chess: Not Halloween/Not Christmas Mini Rapid Monday 1st November 2021 from 7pm to 10pm 5 rounds 15 time control Nov 01, 2021 06:45 PM - 10:00 PM — Greenisland FC Clubhouse, 100 Glenkeen Av, Greenisland, BT38 8ST
FIDE RATED Bangor Rapid Championship Thursday 18 November 2021 hursday 18 November 2021, 7pm to 10pm, 5 rounds of 15+0 Nov 18, 2021 06:45 PM - 10:00 PM — Pickie Bowling Club, 82 Broadway, Bangor, BT20 4TS
Danny Roberts Lecture + Simul – Thursday 2 December at Pickie Bowling Club 7pm to 10pm. Lecture 7pm to 7:45pm. Simul 8pm to 10pm Dec 02, 2021 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM — Pickie Bowling Club, 82 Broadway, Bangor, BT20 4TS
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