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Strand 2 do clubmates a favour

Strand 2 do clubmates a favour

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 14) It was a good week for the Holywood Road sides, as Strand 3 sewed up the Division 4 title and Strand 2 became the first team this season to avoid defeat against Muldoons 1 - and in doing so, may just have given Strand 1 a way back into contention for the Silver King.

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A Team deal big blow to Strand 1's title hopes

A Team deal big blow to Strand 1's title hopes

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 13) Strand 1's title challenge may well have gone up in smoke after a shock draw against The A Team.

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Dexter Harris wins outright the February Childrens Chess

Dexter Harris wins outright the February Childrens Chess

On Saturday 10th February Dexter Harris P5 played brilliantly to win the Childrens Chess Tournament.

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Muldoons 1's lead narrows, but is it too late?

Muldoons 1's lead narrows, but is it too late?

(B&D League 2017/18 Week 12) Division 1 leaders prevailed in a tight match with Ballynafeigh 1 as second-placed Strand 2 easily saw off The A Team.

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Ulster Team Rapidplay Championships 2018

Ulster Team Rapidplay Championships 2018

The Ulster Team Rapidplay Championships 2018 were played on Saturday 3rd February at the Good Shepherd Centre. A report of the event hot off the press from the brilliant organiser Brendan Jamison. With 72 players and some great chess.

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Upcoming Events
This years simultaneous - WGM DINA BELENKAYA (2317) Our annual Simultaneous event this year has the brilliant Russian WGM Dina Belenkaya. Feb 22, 2018 05:30 PM - 11:00 PM — Good Shepherd Centre, 511 Ormeau Rd, Belfast BT7 3GS.
Childrens Chess 10th March 2018 The series of Childrens Chess events continues. An afternoon of brilliant chess. Have fun playing in a chess tournament ... Mar 10, 2018 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
NICS Lackadaisical #2 2017-18 The second in the series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. Enjoy Sunday Lunch followed by en... Mar 18, 2018 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont
Williamson Shield 2018 - Queens University The plan is to run the Williamson Shield over three days - Friday/Sat/Sun 23rd/24th and 25th March.At Queens University. Mar 23, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018 — Queens University, Student Union Snack Bar
Ulster Rapidplay Chess Championships Sponsored by Falls Bowling Club On 21st April Ulster Rapidplay Chess Championships Apr 21, 2018 09:45 AM - 04:25 PM — Falls Bowling Club, 61-63 Andersonstown Road, Belfast, BT11 9AH
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