Current news in Ulster Chess
In support of the Chess and Heritage Event run alongside of " Celebration of 800 years of Mayorality and Freeman of Newcastle of Tyne" on the Universal Children Day. Malola Prasath invited the Ulster Chess Union, to make it into a grand "Northeast Celebration". Ulster Chess Union ran a fun problem solving event at Caffe Nero, Lombard St. A small group of Problem solvers met and enthusiastically solved problems.
(B&D League 2016/17 Week 5) Ballynafeigh 3 are emerging as the clear leaders in Division 2 after dominating a strong Kelly's Heroes team. Meanwhile in Division 1, it remains tight at the top as QUB 1 and Ballynafeigh 1 shared the points.
The Alan Burns Grand Prix series kicks-off on 11th December. Now in its fourth year, the Lackadaisical Rapidplays offer the chance for an excellent Sunday lunch followed by an afternoon of entertaining chess.
(B&D League 2016/17 Week 4) A convincing win for QUB 1 over The A Team puts them on top of Division 1 for the time being.
On Saturday November 5th the new seasons Childrens Chess series of tournaments started. Some 26 youngsters played chess and solved problems. In a friendly atmosphere some brilliant battles were fought.