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City of Derry Chess Club

Derry City chess club meet on Thursdays

The club has moved premises for 2009; they now meet on Tuesdays from 7:30-11:00 in the Vebal Arts Centre in Bishop Street. Alan Turnbull also organises a beginners session in Pilot's Row Centre, Roseville Street from 6:30-8:00 on Friday evenings.

The club is very strong in promoting junior chess. This year Alan Turnbull has plans for a huge event in the spring.

Derry City run several tournaments for their members. The club organsies

  • the North Ulster league
  • City of Derry Championship
  • Castle Cup
  • Eugene O'Hare Cup

Derek McGill has taken over the clubs website which can be reached at www.cityofderrychess.co.uk

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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
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