Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
Matt O'Leary

Matt O'Leary

The Irish Chess Union has announced the sad passing in Stockholm of Derryman Matt O'Leary, the 1965 and 1968 Ulster Champion.

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High Hopes for Lisburn Chess Club!

High Hopes for Lisburn Chess Club!

Lisburn Chess Club was founded over 3 years ago by Neil Gardner and Martin Johnston. During that time we have had many memorable events.

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Whitehead Railway Museum Blitz Championship 2021 ** Full **

Whitehead Railway Museum Blitz Championship 2021 ** Full **

On Sat 4th Sept - 10am to 2:30pm FIDE-rated. At Whitehead Railway Museum. A 10 round Swiss Biltz. Numbers limited so register asap to get a place.

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Greenisland FC Chess Summer Scorcher Blitz Tournament

Greenisland FC Chess Summer Scorcher Blitz Tournament

Greenisland FC Chess Club hosted a successful hugely successful blitz tournament on the afternoon of the 18th July 2021. Just like the weather, the chess was scorching with three sections and 32 players competing to take away the trophies.

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A brilliant tournament - face to face play at the Ulster Championships 2021

A brilliant tournament - face to face play at the Ulster Championships 2021

We had a top section enriched by the presence of FM Tom O'Gorman and Alice O'Gorman. With previous Ulster Champions: Steve Scannell, Daniil Zelenchuk and Thomas Donaldson. Top Ulster players Danny Roberts, Gareth Annesley and new to Ulster Mandar Tahmankar we were in for some brilliant chess.

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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
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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