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Childrens Chess 5th November 2022 at Methodist College

Childrens Chess 5th November 2022 at Methodist College

Youngsters gathered at Methodist College for an afternoon of chess games and puzzle solving. The first in our Childrens Chess afternoons over which a Grandprix is run resulting in top players being invited to an Elite tournament and Prize Ceremony usually held at Stormont.

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Celebration of Ulster Players playing outside of Ulster autumn 2022

Celebration of Ulster Players playing outside of Ulster autumn 2022

Two players represented Ulster in the British Blitz Championships. Ethan Cole played in the International Youth ChessMates Tournament in Magdeburg, Germany. Thomas Donaldson played in the British Championships and we had several players playing in the Delancey Chess Challenge Giga-finals.

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Remembering warmer evenings! Summer Tournament award ceremony and Fun quickplay tournamant 2022.

Remembering warmer evenings! Summer Tournament award ceremony and Fun quickplay tournamant 2022.

The end of the Summer sees the final evening of the Summer tournament with a fun handicap tournament and prize giving. So players gathered at the Civil Service Pavilion to celebrate a Summer of great chess on Sept 28th 2022.

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Michael Sheerin(1824) v Scott Crockart(2111)

Michael Sheerin(1824) v Scott Crockart(2111)

Michael Sheerin played board 1 against The Strand Team new comer Scott Crockart with FIDE rating 2111. Michael plays through the game.

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The Summer Tournament Weds 22nd May at Civil Service Pavilion The Summer Tournament is at Civil Service Social Club starting Wednesday 1st May 2024 at the Maynard Sinclair Pavilion a... May 29, 2024 07:30 PM - 10:45 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Ulster Fischer Random Rapidplay Championship 2024 7 rounds of Fischer Random Chess, Sunday 2nd June at the Civil Service Pavilion. Jun 02, 2024 10:30 AM - 06:00 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Sixth Executive Board Meeting Agenda TBC Jun 11, 2024 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Maynard Sinclair Pavilion
Annual General Meeting 2023-2024 Jun 17, 2024 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM — Fall Bowling Club, 63 Andersonstown Road
Ulster Championships 2024 : FIDE Rated 6 rounds at 90mins + 30secs. 3 sections. The top Ulster Competition. FIDE Rated. Aug 24, 2024 - Aug 26, 2024 — Queens University, South Dinning Hall, University Rd, Belfast, BT7 1NN
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