The Otago Chess Club
7 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
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.
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 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
The Dunedin Junior Chess Academy started again for term 2 in 2018 on Friday 4 May and runs until Friday 29 June.
Invercargill has a chess club looking for new members.
Wanaka has a small chess club looking for new members. Meets twice a week.
This site was last updated on 16 June 2018