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2012-2013 season

Articles from 2013-2014 season

This was an "interesting" year!

The Belfast Scholastic Chess Shields.

The Belfast Scholastic Chess Shields.

With only one of the Childrens Chess tournaments left for the season we have the Grand-prix results for the tournament series so far.... With prize-giving hopefully at Stormont in June.

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Aprils Childrens Chess

Aprils Childrens Chess

Top players attended the April Childrens Chess at Methodist College. We had Candidate Master Karina Kruk (Current Irish Womans Champion), Gavin Melaugh from Derry (Previous Irish under 8 Champion).

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New Location for the Summer Tournament

New Location for the Summer Tournament

The Summer Tournament will start on Weds May 15th. At the Belfast Banker's Club 31 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU.

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The Belfast Scholastic Chess Shields 2013

The Belfast Scholastic Chess Shields 2013

With the final Childrens Chess for 2013 completed we have the Grand-prix results for the Belfast Scholastic Shield 2013.

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City of Belfast 2013 report

The 2013 City of Belfast Championships were played at the Ballynafeigh Community Development Centre over the 18-19 May weekend.

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Top young chess players enjoy Stormont

Top young chess players enjoy Stormont

Kieran McCarthy MLA invited the 14 top players to play at Stormont in the Stormont Elite chess competition. The players (ages from 6 to 18) have played in the monthly Childrens Chess tournaments held at Methodist College. To gain an invite they had to be in the top 4 of a Grand-prix point system (adding best results from 3 of the tournaments). Parents, Principals and Volunteers were also invited. Champions: Upper Secondary School: Kieran Robbin (RBAI) Form4 Lower Secondary School: Eibha Ni Mhuireagian (Ursaline College) Form1 and Jake Patterson (Home Educated) Form3 Primary School: Honor Parisiss (Fullerton) P7

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Mallaghan and Murphy win in Limerick

A round up of the Ulster Players' performance at the recent Irish Chess Championship

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League Prizes and new President

League Prizes and new President

The UCU AGM held on July 16th included the presentation of the Silver King to Fisherwick club, the Tom Clarke trophy to Steven Eachus and the election of a new UCU President, Geoff Hindley.

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News
February programming at Bangor Chess Club Jan 29, 2023
UCU Simultaneous will take place on thursday 16th February 2023 We will be playing GM Benjamin Finegold (online). At the Civil Service Pavilion. Other dates for your diaries are the Ci... Jan 29, 2023
Childrens Chess Grandprix Standings after January 2023 With 2 of the 5 childrens chess tournaments completed we have the standings so far in the Grandprix. There are 3 more to... Jan 29, 2023
Chess tournaments continue at Methodist College The January Childrens Chess was played on Saturday 14th January 2023. With 27 keen young chess players. Jan 29, 2023
Greenisland FC Chess UCU January Blitz - Report Greenisland FC Chess had the pleasure of hosting a Blitz Tournament on the 27th January 2023. 32 players of all ages and... Jan 28, 2023
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Upcoming Events
Sligo Spring Tournament 2023 A popular event for which the UCU was glad to receive an invite. The tournament will be held 3-5 February Feb 03, 2023 - Feb 05, 2023 — Diamond Coast Hotel, Enniscrone, Co Sligo, F26 E9F9
FIDE-rated Lisburn Rapid Championship 2023 Friday 10th Feb. Friday 10th February 2023 This is event 9 of 10 in the NI FIDE Rapid Grand Prix 2022/2023 Feb 10, 2023 07:00 PM - 10:15 PM — Lisburn Chess Club, 60-62 Longstone Street
February 11th Childrens Chess 12:30 – 5:00 The monthly schools chess tournaments continues at Methodist College. Feb 11, 2023 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College,1 Malone Rd, Belfast BT9 6BY
City of Bangor Winter Blitz 2023 A 6 round competition with a time control of 10+0 on Thursday 16th February Feb 16, 2023 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM — Church of Ireland Groomsport Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR
Ladies Day The second in the 2022/2023 season Ladies Day event will be held by Greenisland FC Chess Club Feb 26, 2023 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM — Greenisland FC Chess Club, 100 Glenkeen Avenue, Greenisland, BT38 8ST
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