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 Under 13 championship is being hosted by the Otago Chess club on 5 August - See Tournaments

The Otago/Southland Under 20 championship is being hosted by the Otago Chess club on 19 August - See Tournaments

The current event on the Calendar is the first leg of the Rapid Championship, which started on 19 July
The grades have been set using the Rapid Perpetual ratings at the end of June under the rules. The NZCF ratings will be updated with the next list due out soon.
View Draw, the Grade Crosstables and the Combined scores to date

The Cleland Trophy was won by Quentin Johnson on 5½/6 - See News

The Otago/Southland Secondary School Teams Champs on Saturday 24 June was won by Otago Boys HS A, with John McGlashan College A second and James Hargest College third - See News

The Otago/Southland Primary School Teams Champs on 17 June was won by Queenstown Primary, with Maori Hill second and Cromwell/Goldfields third - See News
The Otago/Southland Intermediate School Teams Champs on 17 June was won by John McGlashan College, with Queenstown Primary second and DNI A third - See News

The Perpetual Handicap for 2017 is updated here weekly. Jack Cowie leads the Rapid on +63, followed by Riley Jellyman on +45, with Max Lough on +36. Max Lough leads in the Standard on +43, followed by Shoji Fukushima on +39, with Quentin Johnson on +33.

The NZCF March 2017 ratings are out. The full lists can be downloaded from NZCF Resources

The catalogue of the Club's library of over 500 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@clear.net.nz for more information

The Dunedin Junior Chess Academy finished for term 2 on 30 June and start again for term 3 on Friday 28 July.
Email dnjrchess@yahoo.co.nz for inquiries

The Otago Chess Club has introduced a Ladies Night on Mondays from 7:00pm to 8:30pm where female players can come along to play and receive some coaching. For more information contact club President Bob Clarkson 03-4770118.

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 20 July 2017