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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Greenisland FC Chess Summer Scorcher Blitz Tournament

Greenisland FC Chess Summer Scorcher Blitz Tournament

Greenisland FC Chess Club hosted a successful hugely successful blitz tournament on the afternoon of the 18th July 2021. Just like the weather, the chess was scorching with three sections and 32 players competing to take away the trophies.

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A brilliant tournament - face to face play at the Ulster Championships 2021

A brilliant tournament - face to face play at the Ulster Championships 2021

We had a top section enriched by the presence of FM Tom O'Gorman and Alice O'Gorman. With previous Ulster Champions: Steve Scannell, Daniil Zelenchuk and Thomas Donaldson. Top Ulster players Danny Roberts, Gareth Annesley and new to Ulster Mandar Tahmankar we were in for some brilliant chess.

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Sad loss of Dr Tom Esmonde

Sad loss of Dr Tom Esmonde

Tom Esmonde was a player who was greatly respected and a man who gave to the World. We were lucky to have him in our chess World.

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The British Junior Champs to be held on 13th-14th November 2021

The British Junior Rapid & Blitz Championship will take place on 13th-14th November at Kents Hill Park, Milton Keynes.

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Week 12 and the second week of face to face Chess at the Summer 2021 tournament

Week 12 and the second week of face to face Chess at the Summer 2021 tournament

We had more players registering this week with a total of 10 players playing in beautiful sunshine on the balcony of the Pavilion. How better could you spent Weds 21st July 2021.

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Upcoming Events
Second Executive Board Meeting 2021-22 Second Executive Board Meeting 2021-22. Civil Service Pavilion. Monday 27th Sept 2021 7:00pm. Sep 27, 2021 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
LJCC - Belfast Qualifier 2021: 2nd October An opportunity for Primary Students to Qualify for the London Junior Chess Championships and for Secondary pupils to enj... Oct 02, 2021 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Methodist College,1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
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