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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Greenisland Football Chess Club are hosting the Winter Blitz Bash 2022

Greenisland Football Chess Club are hosting the Winter Blitz Bash 2022

As winter approaches and the cost of living crisis crashes in on people GFC Chess would like to host a tournament to help the Greenisland Community Fridge. We will be hosting a FIDE Rated Blitz Tournament with the same time controls as the Ulster Blitz Tournament at Christmas. (To allow you to get some practice in)

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Bangor hold double Simul with Eddie Hanzharov and Brendan Jamison

Bangor hold double Simul with Eddie Hanzharov and Brendan Jamison

24 players gathered in Groomsport on Thursday 10th November for a double simul with Eddie Hanzharov (1688) and Brendan Jamison (1842).

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Nov FIDE rating report

Well done to players for getting their debut FIDE ratings and many thanks to Brendan Jamison for organising FIDE events and thereby providing opportunities for players to get FIDE rated.

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Upcoming Events
FIDE-RATED Bangor Leap Year Blitz 2024 Feb 29, 2024 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR
Danny Roberts Lecture on Sicilian Sveshnikov at Bangor Chess Club Top Ulster player Danny Roberts gives demo board talk from 7:30pm to 8:15pm, followed by a short break and then smaller... Mar 07, 2024 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM — Bangor Chess Club, Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street Groomsport
Newman Hindley Series: Childrens Chess Fun afternoon with a chess tournament and puzzle competition. Mar 09, 2024 12:15 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College,1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
Sam Lynn Memorial Classic Round 6 Mar 14, 2024 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, Co. Down, BT19 6JR
***EVENT FULL*** Downpatrick Rapid Championship 2024 Mar 16, 2024 09:45 AM - 05:00 PM — Denvir’s Hotel, 14 English Street, Downpatrick, BT30 6AB, Northern Ireland
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