You are here: Home Archives Ulster Chronicles 2017-2018 season

2017-2018 season

Archived articles from the 2017-2018 season
Ulster Team Rapidplay Championships 2018

Ulster Team Rapidplay Championships 2018

The Ulster Team Rapidplay Championships 2018 were played on Saturday 3rd February at the Good Shepherd Centre. A report of the event hot off the press from the brilliant organiser Brendan Jamison. With 72 players and some great chess.

Ulster Team Rapidplay Championships 2018 - Read More…

Muldoons 1's lead narrows, but is it too late?

Muldoons 1's lead narrows, but is it too late?

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 12) Division 1 leaders prevailed in a tight match with Ballynafeigh 1 as second-placed Strand 2 easily saw off The A Team.

Muldoons 1's lead narrows, but is it too late? - Read More…

Dexter Harris wins outright the February Childrens Chess

Dexter Harris wins outright the February Childrens Chess

On Saturday 10th February Dexter Harris P5 played brilliantly to win the Childrens Chess Tournament.

Dexter Harris wins outright the February Childrens Chess - Read More…

A Team deal big blow to Strand 1's title hopes

A Team deal big blow to Strand 1's title hopes

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 13) Strand 1's title challenge may well have gone up in smoke after a shock draw against The A Team.

A Team deal big blow to Strand 1's title hopes - Read More…

Strand 2 do clubmates a favour

Strand 2 do clubmates a favour

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 14) It was a good week for the Holywood Road sides, as Strand 3 sewed up the Division 4 title and Strand 2 became the first team this season to avoid defeat against Muldoons 1 - and in doing so, may just have given Strand 1 a way back into contention for the Silver King.

Strand 2 do clubmates a favour - Read More…

Kelly's Heroes increase advantage in Strawbridge chase

Kelly's Heroes increase advantage in Strawbridge chase

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 15) Kelly's Heroes narrowly defeated Muldoons 2 to go 4.5 points clear at the top of Division 2.

Kelly's Heroes increase advantage in Strawbridge chase - Read More…

Muldoons 1 edge closer to Silver King after Ballynafeigh 2 forfeit

Muldoons 1 edge closer to Silver King after Ballynafeigh 2 forfeit

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 16) Muldoons 1 are just 3.5 points away from regaining the Silver King after winning by default against Ballynafeigh 2.

Muldoons 1 edge closer to Silver King after Ballynafeigh 2 forfeit - Read More…

Kelly's Heroes reclaim Strawbridge Cup

Kelly's Heroes reclaim Strawbridge Cup

(B&D League 2017/18 - postponed matches update) Kelly's Heroes secured the Division 2 title with a 3-2 win over nearest rivals Muldoons 2. Meanwhile, Strand 1's Silver King odds lengthened even further as they could only achieve a 3-2 win against Civil Service.

Kelly's Heroes reclaim Strawbridge Cup - Read More…

The Summer tournament starts back at the Civil Service Pavillion - May 2nd

The Summer tournament starts back at the Civil Service Pavillion - May 2nd

Start the summer by playing at the Summer tournament - a flexible tournament over 20 weeks. Back at its original venue with excellent parking and surroundings.

The Summer tournament starts back at the Civil Service Pavillion - May 2nd - Read More…

Belfast South Open Chess Tournament 2017-18

The final round of the Tournament and prize-giving took place on 27 March 2018. This flexible tournament was a very flexible one with an unscheduled change of venue and a switch from Monday to Tuesday night in January 2018. Particular thanks to QUB club for hosting the second half of the tournament.

Belfast South Open Chess Tournament 2017-18 - Read More…

Muldoons 1 regain Silver King despite Strand 1 victory

Muldoons 1 regain Silver King despite Strand 1 victory

(B&D League 2017/18 - postponed matches update) Strand 1 beat Ballynafeigh 1, but it isn't enough as Muldoons 1 are confirmed as B&D League champions for a second time, while Strand 4 win Division 3 after a nail-biting finish to the season.

Muldoons 1 regain Silver King despite Strand 1 victory - Read More…

March 10th saw some brilliant chess at Methodist College

March 10th saw some brilliant chess at Methodist College

In the monthly Childrens Chess tournaments at Methodist College we had some top players playing some brilliant chess

March 10th saw some brilliant chess at Methodist College - Read More…

Alan Burns Lacksidasical March 2018

Alan Burns Lacksidasical March 2018

On March Sunday 18th Chess players gathered for the Alan Burns Lacksidasical. An afternoon of gentle chess.

Alan Burns Lacksidasical March 2018 - Read More…

Williamson Shield 2018 - who would win the Historic Shield

Williamson Shield 2018 - who would win the Historic Shield

The Williamson Shield took place at Queens University on Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th March. With two well attended sections and brilliantly controlled by Brendan Jamison. Two sections totalling 37 players and the fight is on......

Williamson Shield 2018 - who would win the Historic Shield - Read More…

Ulster Chess Union present David McAlister with an 'Honorary Lifetime Membership Award'

Ulster Chess Union present David McAlister with an 'Honorary Lifetime Membership Award'

At the Ulster Rapidplay Championships on Saturday April 21, the Ulster Chess Union presented David McAlister with an 'Honorary Lifetime Membership Award' for decades of voluntary service to Ulster Chess and Irish Chess, through extensive writing on chess history, reporting results, controlling over 100 tournaments and serving for 12 years as President of the Ulster Chess Union.

Ulster Chess Union present David McAlister with an 'Honorary Lifetime Membership Award' - Read More…

Ulster Rapidplay Championships 2018 - Sponsored by Falls Bowling Club

Ulster Rapidplay Championships 2018 - Sponsored by Falls Bowling Club

Saturday 21st April saw 50 Chess players enjoying the excellent surrounds of the Falls Bowling Club and competing to see who would be Ulster Rapidplay Chess Champion and Ulster Intermediate Rapidplay Champion.

Ulster Rapidplay Championships 2018 - Sponsored by Falls Bowling Club - Read More…

Strand Chess Club announces annual awards

Strand Chess Club announces annual awards

After an excellent first season, Strand Chess Club are holding an awards ceremony to celebrate their achievements.

Strand Chess Club announces annual awards - Read More…

Top competitive play at Aprils Childrens Chess 2018

Top competitive play at Aprils Childrens Chess 2018

The last of this years series of Childrens Chess took place on Saturday April 14th 2018 at Methodist College, Belfast.

Top competitive play at Aprils Childrens Chess 2018 - Read More…

The final standings of the Childrens Chess Grandprix 2018

The final standings of the Childrens Chess Grandprix 2018

With the Childrens Chess Tournaments coming to their end this year. We have the final positions of the students in the Grandprix. The top 4 players of each section getting invited to Stormont by MLA Chris Lyttle for an Elite Tournament and Award ceremony.

The final standings of the Childrens Chess Grandprix 2018 - Read More…

Notification of UCU AGM 2018 and Award Ceremony

Ulster Chess Union AGM and League Awards ceremony. 7:30 Thursday 14th June at Civil Service, Social Club, The Maynard Smith Pavillion, Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA

Notification of UCU AGM 2018 and Award Ceremony - Read More…

News
Novembers Childrens Chess 2021 took place on Saturday 6th November Youngsters gathered at Methodist College from as far afield as Dublin. For a Chess filled afternoon. With a chess tourna... Nov 25, 2021
Lisburn Goes From Strength to Strength Lisburn Chess Club leads the way in Ulster Chess with their exciting and innovative projects. Nov 25, 2021
First Ladies Day event behind us On Sunday 21st November, the Ulster Chess Union held a women's only event at Greenisland FC Chess. Nov 22, 2021
Bangor Rapid Championship 2021 November 18th Players gathered in Bangor for another brilliant event organised by Bangor Club with the assistance of Rebecca McClurg a... Nov 22, 2021
Greenisland FC getting busy! Greenisland FC Chess ran a couple of competitions at the start of November and we have all the details Nov 07, 2021
More news…
« December 2021 »
December
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
Upcoming Events
NICS Alan Burns - Lackadaisical #1 2021-22 ** Covid rules apply ** The first in the series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of ches... Dec 05, 2021 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Ulster Schools Individual Championships 2021 Come and challenge to become the Ulster Schools Chess Champion 2021. 11th December at Methodist College. Dec 11, 2021 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM — Methodist College,1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
Greenisland FC Chess: Christmas Shopping Recovery Rapid ***FULL*** Sunday 12th December from 9am to 6pm 6 rounds 25min time control Dec 12, 2021 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM — Greenisland FC Clubhouse, 100 Glenkeen Av, Greenisland, BT38 8ST
Fifth Executive Board Meeting Further details TBC Jan 22, 2022 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM — TBC
Upcoming events…