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Strand Chess Club Annual Blitz

Strand Chess Club Annual Blitz

After two years Strand Chess Club is delighted to welcome back its annual Blitz Championship.

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Belfast City Council add Chess table to Ormeau Park

Belfast City Council add Chess table to Ormeau Park

Players in Belfast can now play chess outside on a stone Chess Board thanks to Belfast City Council.

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Tony Beckett RIP

Tony Beckett RIP

Many a tear has fallen in Bangor, following the sad news of the death of our much-loved Tony Beckett, aged 83, a larger-than-life character, a former Team Captain and Club President of Bangor Chess Club. He also served as UCU President in the late 1990s/early 2000s.

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Bangor Spring Blitz Tournament Report

20 players competed in the Bangor Spring Blitz on Thursday 10 March. The tournament was six rounds of 10+0 with 5 awards up for grabs.

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Richard Proctor Awarded Honorary Membership at Bangor

Richard Proctor Awarded Honorary Membership at Bangor

On Thursday 10th March, Bangor Chess Club presented Richard Proctor with a certificate for Honorary Lifetime Membership of the club.

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Upcoming Events
FIDE-rated Lisburn Rapid Championship 2023 Friday 10th Feb. Friday 10th February 2023 This is event 9 of 10 in the NI FIDE Rapid Grand Prix 2022/2023 Feb 10, 2023 07:00 PM - 10:15 PM — Lisburn Chess Club, 60-62 Longstone Street
February 11th Childrens Chess 12:30 – 5:00 The monthly schools chess tournaments continues at Methodist College. Feb 11, 2023 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College,1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
City of Bangor Winter Blitz 2023 A 6 round competition with a time control of 10+0 on Thursday 16th February Feb 16, 2023 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM — Church of Ireland Groomsport Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR
Greenisland FC Chess - The Valentine's Day Recovery Greenisland FC Chess Club will host a FIDE rated blitz on Friday 24th February Feb 24, 2023 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM — Greenisland FC Chess Club, 100 Glenkeen Avenue, Greenisland, BT38 8ST
Ladies Day The second in the 2022/2023 season Ladies Day event will be held by Greenisland FC Chess Club Feb 26, 2023 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM — Greenisland FC Chess Club, 100 Glenkeen Avenue, Greenisland, BT38 8ST
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