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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
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.

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Spectactor

Spectactor

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

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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......

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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.

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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…

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The Civil Service 2018 Summer Tournament Starts The UCU Civil Service Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the s... May 02, 2018 06:45 PM - 10:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont
Delancey UK Chess Challenge Northern Ireland Megafinal Saturday May 12th - Northern Ireland Delancey UK Chess Challenge Megafinal May 12, 2018 09:45 AM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
NICS Lackadaisical #3 2018 The third in the series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. The restaurant do an excellent Sun... May 13, 2018 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM — PlayBall, The Pavilion, Stormont Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road Belfast BT4 3TA
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