Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
UCU Summer School places/British Blitz Belfast Qualifier/Ulster Championships (inc. Entry list)

UCU Summer School places/British Blitz Belfast Qualifier/Ulster Championships (inc. Entry list)

There are still a few places for the UCU Summer School Weds 10th, Thurs 11th, Fri 12th August. The UK Blitz Open Belfast Qualifier is on Sunday 4th Sept. The Ulster Championships are on 27th/28th/29th August at QUB - Current entry list. We have Thomas Donaldson playing in the British Championships starting 13th August.

UCU Summer School places/British Blitz Belfast Qualifier/Ulster Championships (inc. Entry list) - Read More…

NI RAPID GRAND PRIX - FIDE RATED

NI RAPID GRAND PRIX - FIDE RATED

During the 2022/2023 season, Northern Ireland will host ten FIDE rated tournaments in an exciting Rapid Grand Prix. At the end of the season, the Rapid Grand Prix champion will be awarded a special engraved cup.

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Ethan Cole plays for Ireland at the Glorney Cup 2022

Ethan Cole plays for Ireland at the Glorney Cup 2022

Absolutely brillant to have Ethan Cole playing Board 1 on the Ireland team playing at the International Glorney Cup in the Stokes Tournament.

Ethan Cole plays for Ireland at the Glorney Cup 2022 - Read More…

News Story: Newry FIDE Summer Classic doubles capacity

For the upcoming FIDE-rated event in Newry on Sunday 14th August, the U1800 Summer Classic, we were limited to 18 players but have now taken a second room at the arts centre to increase capacity to 36. We have also increased the number of trophies/shields/cups available to win.

News Story: Newry FIDE Summer Classic doubles capacity - Read More…

Ulster Chronicles

Slowly but surely the archives are receiving content from previous years including Ulster News postings, newspaper reports from Rookies clippings service, and other sources. Our games archive is starting to build up too!

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Upcoming Events
Steve Scannell simul at Lisburn Chess Club On Tuesday the 16th of September Lisburn Chess Club are holding a Simule with 8 Times Ulster Champion Steve Scannell! Aug 16, 2022 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM — Lisburn Chess Club, 60-62 Longstone Street
** Cancelled Summer tournament ** Due to International Cricket No Summer tournament on Weds 17th August. Next round on Weds 24th August. Aug 17, 2022 12:00 AM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
The Ulster Championships 2022 August 27 - 29. 6 rounds at 90mins + 30secs. 3 sections. The top Ulster Competition. Aug 27, 2022 - Aug 29, 2022 — Queens University, Belfast
Bangor Congress 2022 6 round Swiss Open Tournament at Bangor with two competing sections Sep 03, 2022 09:45 AM - 05:00 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR, Northern Ireland
UK Blitz Championships 2022 - Belfast Qualifier - Sept 4th An opportunity to qualify for the UK Blitz Championships. Belfast is holding one of the 8 qualifying tournaments across ... Sep 04, 2022 10:30 AM - 06:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
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