Spectactor

Weekly chess reports published in the "County Down Spectator" and its sister title "The Newtownards Chronicle"

Over the years, Bangor Chess Club has used the local papers to publicise its activities. Unfortunately it is often difficult to determine authorship of these articles as they were either unsigned or produced annonymously by staff reporters and/or photographers.

The articles we have available can be attributed as follows:

2003-2005 series: authored primarily by Drew Ferguson. At the time, the editorial policy of the paper prevented publication of games and photographs. Pictures included in our rendering of the articles were probably submitted with article text but usually only the text made it into the paper.

News
Winter 2020 Tournament ends with fun event and Closing Ceremony Monday 29th March saw the last evening of the Winter Tournament with a fun swiss tournament followed by an award ceremon... Apr 11, 2021
Winter Tournament 2020 final results With 22 weeks of play and some brilliant chess. We have our final round and the results of this years Winter tournament.... Mar 28, 2021
The Virtual Ulster Masters was played on November 21st/22nd 2020 With two sections and some 23 players - the Masters was our first slow weekend Virtual Chess Tournament. With Senior Ch... Mar 27, 2021
The Virtual Rapidplay League 2020-21 Standings We are well into the Virtual Rapidplay League. What are the standings. Mar 27, 2021
Final week of the Winter Tournament coming up. How do the players stand. Will there be any fight offs or are the positions settled? We have had some 21 weeks of chess ... Mar 20, 2021
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The ICU have announced: 100th Irish Championship 2021 This was last run successfully with distance rules enforced last year. The ICU hope to repeat this this year at the End ... Jul 31, 2021 - Aug 08, 2021 — Collaiste Eanna, Co Dublin
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