Otago Chess Club

The Otago Chess Club

7 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
New Zealand's oldest incorporated society

The club would like to acknowledge the support of the following organisations...

Otago Chess Club
Otago Chess Club

The Community Trust of Otago
The Community Trust of Otago

Lion Foundation
The Lion Foundation

Dunedin City Council
Dunedin City Council

World Champions Wall

Otago Daily Times
Otago Daily Times

Bendigo Valley
Bendigo Valley


The Otago Southland Interschool Teams Championship for 2018. The Primary/Intermediate sections will be held at Kavanagh College on Saturday 23 June. Watch this space for more details and entry forms.

The Secondary section Otago Southland Interschool Teams Championship held at John McGlashan College on Saturday 16 June was won by defending champions OBHS A. James Hargest College A were 2nd and Logan Park HS 1 came third after a playoff with Kavanagh College. Southland Girls HS won the best all-girl team prize.
View the final crosstable

The current event on the club Calendar for 2018 is the Cleland Trophy, which started on 6 June
View the Scores to date

The Winter Rapid on Saturday 9 June was won by Stefan Markx with 5/5 - News.
The next of the Westpac Trophy Rapid tournaments for 2018 is the Spring Rapid Open on Saturday 1 September.

The Swiss Rapid was won by Quentin Johnson with 6/6 - News.

The Perpetual Handicap for 2018 is updated here weekly. Hamish Gold leads the Standard on +45, followed by John Armstrong on +27, with Edward Sarfas on +24. Ryan Lau leads the Rapid on +23, followed by Brent Southgate on +22, with Terry Duffield on +20.

The Fischer Random tournament on 9 May was won by Quentin Johnson - News.

The third annual University of Otago InterCollege team championship on 6 May was won by the St Margarets College team of Paddy Cheah and Raymond Siow on 9/10 - See News

The first leg of the club championship resulted in a win in the A Grade for Quentin Johnson, while Shoji Fukushima earned promotion by taking out the B Grade convincingly. The C Grade result was a tie between Hildon Nisa and Ryan High - See News

The NZCF March 2018 ratings are out. The full lists can be downloaded from NZCF Resources

The catalogue of the Club's library of over 600 items is available - see Library

For links to other chess sites including free chess training resources, visit the favourite links page of the club wiki.

The Otago Chess Club meets on Wednesday evenings, 7:30pm at 7 Maitland Street, Dunedin as well as for social play on Tuesday afternoons from 1pm
Email otagochess@gmail.com for more information

The Dunedin Junior Chess Academy started again for term 2 in 2018 on Friday 4 May and runs until Friday 29 June.
Email dnjrchess@yahoo.co.nz for inquiries

Invercargill has a chess club looking for new members.
Contact Gary McLean, phone (03) 216 7990, email mcleangj@slingshot.co.nz.

Wanaka has a small chess club looking for new members. Meets twice a week.
Contact John Garrett, email johngarrett@xtra.co.nz

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This site was last updated on 16 June 2018