Current news in Ulster Chess

The Ulster Chess Union is responsible for organising, administering and developing chess in the Province of Northern Ireland.
The City of Belfast 2022 report and results

The City of Belfast 2022 report and results

A little late. A report on the City Of Belfast 2022 which took place 17th - 19th June at the Pavilion. Some 24 players played in one section.

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UCU Summer School places/British Blitz Belfast Qualifier/Ulster Championships (inc. Entry list)

UCU Summer School places/British Blitz Belfast Qualifier/Ulster Championships (inc. Entry list)

There are still a few places for the UCU Summer School Weds 10th, Thurs 11th, Fri 12th August. The UK Blitz Open Belfast Qualifier is on Sunday 4th Sept. The Ulster Championships are on 27th/28th/29th August at QUB - Current entry list. We have Thomas Donaldson playing in the British Championships starting 13th August.

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FIDE U1800 Newry Summer Classic - Sunday 14th August

FIDE U1800 Newry Summer Classic - Sunday 14th August

Some 32 players gathered in Newry at the Sticky Fingers Art Centre to play in the FIDE rated event organised by Brendan Jamison.

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NI RAPID GRAND PRIX - FIDE RATED

NI RAPID GRAND PRIX - FIDE RATED

During the 2022/2023 season, Northern Ireland will host ten FIDE rated tournaments in an exciting Rapid Grand Prix. At the end of the season, the Rapid Grand Prix champion will be awarded a special engraved cup.

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Ethan Cole plays for Ireland at the Glorney Cup 2022

Ethan Cole plays for Ireland at the Glorney Cup 2022

Absolutely brillant to have Ethan Cole playing Board 1 on the Ireland team playing at the International Glorney Cup in the Stokes Tournament.

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Ulster Chronicles

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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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