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The Silver King

The UCU's oldest piece of silverware is the Ulster Trophy, more commonly known as the Silver King. It is awarded to the team winning Division One of the Belfast and District League.

The 1893-1894 Inter-Club Tournament

The chess column in the Belfast News-Letter for the Thursday 30th November 1893 contained the news that a new inter-club competition was about to start. The committee of the Belfast Chess Club presented a perpetual trophy for the winners of the competition. That trophy, officially called the "Ulster Trophy" but generally known as the "Silver King", is still competed for by the Division 1 teams of the UCU Belfast and District Leagues.

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