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
The Winter Tournament kicked off on Monday 19th October 2020 Moved to online virtual games using Lichess.org. The Winter tournament has started. Its being run over the winter months... Oct 24, 2020
The virtual league 2020 kicked off with Bangor at home to Civil Service On October 15th two teams of 6 chess players. Each player at home in front of a screen showing a virtual chess board - t... Oct 24, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: Danny Roberts wins the NI Open Air Blitz Grand Prix. The 7 open air tournaments run brilliantly by Brendan Jamison contributed to the NI Open Air Grand Prix 2020. Danny fin... Oct 14, 2020
The 7th Open Air Chess Event celebrated the 6th year of The Global Chess Festival Held on 10th October 2020 at Bangor's McKee Clock chess players from 7 nations fought out an exciting Chess Blitz. Repor... Oct 14, 2020
Open Air Chess Delivers New Blitz Ratings Rating Report by Brendan Jamison, National Arbiter and Director of Chess NI Oct 07, 2020
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Virtual Ulster Masters 2020 The Virtual Ulster Masters 2020 will take place over the weekend 21st - 22nd November 2020. 5 rounds. Nov 21, 2020 09:30 PM - 06:00 PM — lichess.org
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