Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Strand Rapid Championship 2022

Strand Rapid Championship 2022

The Strand Rapid Championship was held on Friday 23rd September 2022.

Strand Rapid Championship 2022 - Read More…

New Tuesday evening chess sessions at Geek Retreat, Bangor, Main Street

New Tuesday evening chess sessions at Geek Retreat, Bangor, Main Street

Another brilliant opportunity to play chess. Organised by Bangor Chess Club’s Becca McClurg (Chair) and Richard McClean (Equipment Secretary) Tuesdays 6-9pm at Geek Retreat.

New Tuesday evening chess sessions at Geek Retreat, Bangor, Main Street - Read More…

Belfast hosted the UK Blitz Qualifier on Sunday 4th Sept.

Belfast hosted the UK Blitz Qualifier on Sunday 4th Sept.

We had players of all levels playing in an all-play-all Blitz tournament. With the prize being qualification into the UK Open Blitz Championhips. Belfast was one of 8 qualifying tournaments across the UK.

Belfast hosted the UK Blitz Qualifier on Sunday 4th Sept. - Read More…

The Ulster Championships were held over the August Bank Holiday 2022

The Ulster Championships were held over the August Bank Holiday 2022

With the excellent venue of Queens University, South Dinning Hall. Some 38 players battled to see who would be this years Ulster Champions. The top tournament in the Ulster Chess Union Calender.

The Ulster Championships were held over the August Bank Holiday 2022 - Read More…

Ulster Chronicles

Slowly but surely the archives are receiving content from previous years including Ulster News postings, newspaper reports from 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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