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Ulster Chess Union has motion to cut ties with Russian Grandmaster over Ukraine conflict

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Woman Grandmaster Dina Belenkaya

Woman Grandmaster Dina Belenkaya

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Woman Grandmaster Dina Belenkaya

A proposal has been made to withdraw honorary membership of Northern Ireland’s leading chess organisation from a world-renowned Russian player over the war in Ukraine.

The Sunday Independent has learned a motion requesting the removal of Dina Belenkaya from the honorary position with the Ulster Chess Union (UCU) will be discussed at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) tomorrow evening.


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