The Otago Chess Club
7 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
The current event on the Calendar is the second leg of the Rapid Championship, which started on 27 September.
Congratulations to WCM Vyanla Punsalan of New Plymouth and defending Champion FM Stephen Lukey for finishing first equal and in Stephen's case retaining the South Island Trophy - View the Vega output on the South Island Championship
The National Interschool Teams final was held on 30 September - 1 October in Christchurch. Final results posted on the Canterbury Chess Club website.
The second leg of the Standard Championship is over. The Senior Champion is Quentin Johnson, The Intermediate Champion is Terry Duffield and the Junior Champion is Max Lough - See News
The Perpetual Handicap for 2017 is updated here weekly. Max Lough leads in the Standard on +64, followed by Hamish Gold on +62, with Quentin Johnson on +35. Max Lough also leads the hotly contested Rapid on +64, followed by Jack Cowie on +63, with Ryan Lau +62.
The Otago Spring Rapid Open on 2 September was won by Quentin Johnson - See News
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
The Dunedin Junior Chess Academy starts again for term 4 on Friday 20 October and runs until Friday 15 December.
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.
Wanaka has a small chess club looking for new members. Meets twice a week.
This site was last updated on 16 October 2017