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The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
GM Ben Finegold plays 20 Ulster Chess players and wins all the games

GM Ben Finegold plays 20 Ulster Chess players and wins all the games

Our annual Ulster Chess Union Simultaneous Event was back in 2023 with a difference. We played top US player GM Ben Finegold online with a video link to the US. The event took place at the Civil Service Social Club on our regular annual date of Thursday 16th February.

GM Ben Finegold plays 20 Ulster Chess players and wins all the games - Read More…

Remembering an enthusiastic chess teacher Brian Thorpe

Remembering an enthusiastic chess teacher Brian Thorpe

Brian Thorpe for many years was a large part of Chess in Ireland. He ran Methodist College Chess Club. And in the words of Frank Scott : Brain Thorpe - Chess Legend.

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FIDE rating report - April 2023

13 players gained new FIDE ratings in the April list.

FIDE rating report - April 2023 - Read More…

The Grandprix Standings going into the last Childrens Chess of the year

The Grandprix Standings going into the last Childrens Chess of the year

After Saturday 1st April and the final Childrens Chess Tournament we will have the winners of the Grandprix.

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Childrens Chess continued on February 11th 2023 at Methodist College

Childrens Chess continued on February 11th 2023 at Methodist College

February 11th saw top young chess players gather at Methodist College to play some top chess. The afternoon consisted of a 7 round swiss and a brilliant Puzzle Solving competition.

Childrens Chess continued on February 11th 2023 at Methodist College - Read More…

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Annual General Meeting 2023-2024 Jun 17, 2024 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM — Fall Bowling Club, 63 Andersonstown Road
Ulster Championships 2024 : FIDE Rated 6 rounds at 90mins + 30secs. 3 sections. The top Ulster Competition. FIDE Rated. Aug 24, 2024 - Aug 26, 2024 — Queens University, South Dinning Hall, University Rd, Belfast, BT7 1NN
FIDE RATED Rostrevor Rapid Championships 2024 Sep 07, 2024 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM — An Cuan, 44 Shore Rd, Rostrevor, BT34 3ET
Open Day at Bangor Chess Club Sep 14, 2024 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, Groomsport
FIDE RATED City of Bangor Autumn Blitz 2024 [event 1 of 8 in Gold Coast Blitz Grand Prix 2024/2025] Sep 19, 2024 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM — Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR, Northern Ireland
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