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 School Teams Champs have set dates and venues 2017 - See Tournaments. Download the entry form for all the details. The NZ Chess Federation rules are available at NZCF Interschools Calendar.

The current event on the Calendar is the first leg of the club championship, which started on 29 March.
The A & B Grade Draw is up. The scores in each grade are A Grade, B Grade & C Grade.
Using the updated rules, the combined scoretables

The Perpetual Handicap for 2017 is updated here weekly. Riley Jellyman is the early leader in the Rapid on +36, followed by Jack Cowie on +33 with Martin Brook and Brent Southgate on +20. Shoji Fukushima is the early leader in the Standard on +26, followed by Leighton NichollsTaine Box on +22 and Taine Box on +20.

The Blitz Championsip was won by Quentin Johnson - See News.

The Allan Chang Memorial trophy was taken by Taine Box with a round 1 upset over Geoff Aimers. Geoff finished tied for first with Leighton Nicholls and Quentin Johnson - See News.

The Autumn Rapid Open was won by Quentin Johnson - See News
The Winter Rapid Open is on Saturday the 10th of June - See Tournaments for details and entry forms

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 finishes for term 1 on Friday 7 April and starts again for term 2 on Friday 5 May.
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 20 April 2017