Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Anjali Singh (Ulster Girls Champion) discusses chess at QFT with Mark Kermode.

Anjali Singh (Ulster Girls Champion) discusses chess at QFT with Mark Kermode.

The QFT on October 30th had an evening with Mark Kermonde. His film for the evening was "Queen of Katwe" about a young Ugandan Girl's passion for Chess.

Anjali Singh (Ulster Girls Champion) discusses chess at QFT with Mark Kermode. - Read More…

Lisburn Chess Rooms - the Grand Opening

Lisburn Chess Rooms - the Grand Opening

Opening officially to all at midday the 6th November (Saturday) at 60-62 Longstone Street.

Lisburn Chess Rooms - the Grand Opening - Read More…

The league has started Week 1 - Civil Service two teams get their first matches

The league has started Week 1 - Civil Service two teams get their first matches

Many thanks to League director Ross Harris and assistant Chris Dorrian. We have face to face matches. With players who havent played face to face for sometime able to enjoy slow focused chess. Yipeee!

The league has started Week 1 - Civil Service two teams get their first matches - Read More…

Bangor Blitz Championship 2021 - results and photos

Bangor Blitz Championship 2021 - results and photos

Bangor held yet another brilliant tournament. A big thanks to Brendan Jamison. Who has run so many tournaments outdoor and indoor in these difficult times. Dont forget : Spaces are filling up quickly for the next FIDE-rated event in Bangor, a rapid tournament from 7-10pm on Thursday 18th November.

Bangor Blitz Championship 2021 - results and photos - Read More…

Civil Service Chess Club run fun Active and Problem Solving Competition

Civil Service Chess Club run fun Active and Problem Solving Competition

A week before the league begins and NICS held a fun active with the extra challenge of a problem solving competition.

Civil Service Chess Club run fun Active and Problem Solving Competition - Read More…

Ulster Chronicles

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Upcoming Events
Summer Chess School 2022 The Ulster Chess Union is running a 3 Day Summer Chess School for Children, Beginners to Expert. Aug 10, 2022 - Aug 12, 2022 — Ormeau Park - Ravenhill Bowling Club hall
15th week of the Summer Tournament : Civil Service Pavilion : 10th August The Summer Tournament is back at Civil Service Social Club starting every Wednesday at the Maynard Sinclair Pavilion unt... Aug 10, 2022 07:30 PM - 10:45 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
FIDE Rated U1800 Newry Summer Classic Another event being held at Newry for under 1800 rated players with a time control of 60+0 on Sunday 14th August Aug 14, 2022 09:45 AM - 06:45 PM — Sticky Fingers Arts Centre, 10 Upper Edward Street, Newry, BT35 6AX
The Ulster Championships 2022 August 27 - 29. 6 rounds at 90mins + 30secs. 3 sections. The top Ulster Competition. Aug 27, 2022 - Aug 29, 2022 — Queens University, Belfast
Bangor Congress 2022 6 round Swiss Open Tournament at Bangor with two competing sections Sep 03, 2022 09:45 AM - 05:00 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR, Northern Ireland
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