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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
The first Ulster Fischer Random Championship took place on Sunday 26th March 2023

The first Ulster Fischer Random Championship took place on Sunday 26th March 2023

18 players fought to see who would be crowned Ulster Fischer Random Champion at The Pavilion, Civil Service. The second tournament in Ulster after the Bangor Clubs and the first Ulster Championship. Using a Random starting position for each round.

The first Ulster Fischer Random Championship took place on Sunday 26th March 2023 - Read More…

May 2023 FIDE Rating List

May 2023 FIDE Rating List

Report by Brendan Jamison, FIDE National Arbiter

May 2023 FIDE Rating List - Read More…

Lisburn win Ulster Team Rapidplay Championship

Lisburn win Ulster Team Rapidplay Championship

Not content with winning the Belfast and District League, the Longstone Street outfit claim rapidplay honours in Derry

Lisburn win Ulster Team Rapidplay Championship - Read More…

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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
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