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March 2024 FIDE NI Rating Report – 14 players make a debut  by FIDE National Arbiter Brendan Jamison

March 2024 FIDE NI Rating Report – 14 players make a debut by FIDE National Arbiter Brendan Jamison

Well done to 14 more players gaining a FIDE rating on the 1st March rating list. The season is almost over but we have one last major speed event scheduled for April, the Ulster Rapidplay, taking place on Saturday 6th April at the beautiful harbour village of Groomsport (City of Bangor Chess Club). We’re almost at max capacity with 5 spaces left so if you’re keen to play, please register with the event organiser/arbiter Brendan Jamison at fidechessni@gmail.com

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February Schools Chess at Methodist College

February Schools Chess at Methodist College

The UCU's monthly Schools tournaments continued on 10th February 2024 with 37 entrants and some top chess and brilliant puzzles.

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Upcoming Events
FIDE 100th Anniversary Groomsport Classic 2024 (Rounds 3 & 4) Apr 20, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR, Northern Ireland
Fifth Executive Board Meeting Agenda TBC Apr 23, 2024 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM — Lisburn Chess Club, 60-62 Longstone Street
FIDE RATED Downpatrick April Rapid 2024 Apr 24, 2024 07:15 PM - 10:15 PM — Denvir’s Hotel, 14 English Street, Downpatrick, BT30 6AB, Northern Ireland
FIDE-RATED Bangor Tony Beckett Memorial Blitz 2024 Apr 25, 2024 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR
City of Belfast 2024 May 4th-6th Bank Holiday Weekend 6 rounds over 3 days. At the Civil Service Pavilion. May 04, 2024 - May 06, 2024 — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
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