Current news in Ulster Chess

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

News of upcoming events

The chess Calendar for the next few weeks is full of Chess activity. Including the Ulster Masters at Queen's University over Friday 14th - Sunday 16th November. Five rounds of slow chess - face to face! FIDE rated.

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The league 2021 week2 - Civil Service plays another two matches

The league 2021 week2 - Civil Service plays another two matches

How did week 2 go. What are the standings after 2 weeks? and a big thankyou to Queens Chess Club and The Strand Chess Club for sharing rooms with other clubs to facilitate the league.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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
The Summer Tournament: Last Week: Prize-Giving and mini Tournament The UCU Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the summer months w... Sep 28, 2022 07:30 PM - 10:45 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Sam Lynn memorial Bangor Classic - Round 1 This is a free entry event, spread over six rounds on league-free weeks throughout the 2022/2023 season. Sep 29, 2022 07:30 PM - 10:30 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, Groomsport
Greenisland FC Chess Club: UCU Rated Blitz Tournament on the 30th September 2022 Greenisland FC Chess Club will be hosting a UCU Rated Blitz Tournament on the 30th September 2022. This will be 7 round... Sep 30, 2022 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Greenisland FC Chess Club
LJCC - Belfast Qualifier 2022: 1st October An opportunity for Primary Students to Qualify for the London Junior Chess Championships and for Secondary pupils to enj... Oct 01, 2022 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College,1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
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
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