Current news in Ulster Chess

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

Childrens Chess starts with the Belfast London Junior Chess Championship Qualifier

Childrens Chess is back. With its first tournament on Saturday 2nd October 2021. Taking place at Methodist College. A 6 round tournament. Followed in the year with our monthly Childrens Chess tournaments including the Ulster Schools Championship in December.

Childrens Chess starts with the Belfast London Junior Chess Championship Qualifier - Read More…

Tony Beckett awarded Honorary Membership of Bangor Chess Club

Tony Beckett awarded Honorary Membership of Bangor Chess Club

The Bangor Chess Club AGM was held outdoors at the Groomsport picnic tables on Saturday 11th September 2021. The club voted unanimously to award Tony Beckett with Lifetime Honorary Membership of Bangor Chess Club.

Tony Beckett awarded Honorary Membership of Bangor Chess Club - Read More…

The Bangor Classic Continues.....

The Bangor Classic Continues.....

With the Bangor Chess Club premises unavailable for use during September and October, the Bangor Classic will continue for 4 more weeks outdoors at the picnic tables at Groomsport Harbour

The Bangor Classic Continues..... - Read More…

League Rules 2021/22

League Rules 2021/22

Updated League Rules for 2021/22 Season

League Rules 2021/22 - Read More…

GreenIsland Back to School Blitz 2021

GreenIsland Back to School Blitz 2021

Greenisland FC Chess Club put on a Back to School Blitz Competition on Thursday 9th September. Players from GFC Chess Club. Strand Chess Club and Lisburn Chess Club played 6 rounds of competitive blitz chess.

GreenIsland Back to School Blitz 2021 - Read More…

Ulster Chronicles

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

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Upcoming Events
First Executive Board Meeting 2022-23 First Executive Board Meeting 2022-23. Civil Service Pavilion. Weds 5th October 2022 7:30pm. Oct 05, 2022 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Simul at Bangor Chess Club On Thursday 6th October 2022, multi-award winning chess champion Richard Morrow will deliver a 16 board simul at Bangor ... Oct 06, 2022 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, Co Down
FIDE-rated Newry Autumn Rapid Sunday 9th October 2022 This is event 4 of 10 in the NI FIDE Rapid Grand Prix 2022/2023 Oct 09, 2022 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM — Sticky Fingers Arts Centre, 10 Upper Edward Street, Newry, BT35 6AX
FIDE-rated Groomsport Autumn Blitz 2022 FIDE-rated Blitz competition to be held Thursday 13th October at Groomsport. Oct 13, 2022 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, Co. Down, BT19 6JR
Ladies Day The first in the 2022/2023 season Ladies Day event will be held by Queen's Chess Club. Oct 16, 2022 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM — Blue Sky Room - Queen's University Belfast Student Union
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