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

Geek Retreat Valentine's Day Blitz Report

On Tuesday 14th February, Geek Retreat on Bangor Main Street hosted a special Valentine’s Day Blitz.

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Lisburn Rapid Championship 2023 Tournament Report

Lisburn Rapid Championship 2023 Tournament Report

It was a full house at Lisburn Chess Club on 10th Feb, as 42 players competed for 8 prizes in the first FIDE-rated event at the club in 2023. The tournament saw 35 visitors and 7 Lisburn club members taking part, 4 from Lisburn A (the total chess legend and 9 time Ulster Champion Steve Scannell, Dean Gorman, Pat Coleman and Captain Jack Edens) and 3 from Lisburn B (Club Director Neil Gardner, Anayraj Tripathi and James Crummey

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FIDE Rating Report - February

21 players make their FIDE rating debuts in the 1st Feb rating list - FIDE Rating Report by Brendan Jamison, FIDE National Arbiter

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Upcoming Events
Sam Lynn Memorial Classic Round 3 Nov 30, 2023 07:45 PM - 09:45 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, Co Down
Ulster Schools Individual Championships 2023 Come and challenge to become the Ulster Schools Chess Champion 2023. Dec 02, 2023 09:45 AM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College,1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
Omagh Rapidplay Championship 2023 Dec 02, 2023 10:45 AM - 05:30 PM — Christian Brothers Grammar School, Kevlin Rd, Omagh BT78 1LD
FIDE-RATED Groomsport Winter Blitz 2023 Dec 07, 2023 07:30 PM - 10:30 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, Groomsport
FIDE-RATED City of Bangor End of Year Rapid 2023 Dec 21, 2023 07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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