Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Childrens Chess is back. With our first event of the Season the Belfast LJCC Qualifier.

Childrens Chess is back. With our first event of the Season the Belfast LJCC Qualifier.

On October 2nd 2021 young enthusiastic chess players gathered at Methodist College for a day of exciting chess. The Belfast LJCC Qualifier allows the younger age groups to qualify for one of the top London Chess Tournaments.

Childrens Chess is back. With our first event of the Season the Belfast LJCC Qualifier. - Read More…

Greenisland October Blitz

Greenisland October Blitz

A great night of Blitz fun at Greenisland FC Chess Club - for Juniors and Seniors alike

Greenisland October Blitz - Read More…

We're recruiting!

We're recruiting!

The Executive Board is looking for two new officers: Web Editor & Fundraising Officer

We're recruiting! - Read More…

Fruithill Win 2020 Team Rapidplay

Fruithill Win 2020 Team Rapidplay

Fruithill awarded the postponed 2020 Team Rapidplay Championship

Fruithill Win 2020 Team Rapidplay - Read More…

The Summer tournament 2021 is over with award ceremony to go.

The Summer tournament 2021 is over with award ceremony to go.

What were the final standings of the Summer Tournament face to face and the Newman Virtual Summer Tournament (non-UCU).

The Summer tournament 2021 is over with award ceremony to go. - Read More…

Ulster Chronicles

Slowly but surely the archives are receiving content from previous years including Ulster News postings, newspaper reports fromĀ Rookies clippings service, and other sources. Our games archive is starting to build up too!

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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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