The Otago Chess Club site has moved to otagochess.org. This site will no longer be updated and will closed down on 30 November 2018
7 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
The next event on the club Calendar for 2018 is a social chess night on 3 October while some players catch up on games from the Club Championship and Rapid Championship and others play in the South Island Championship in Christchurch. Follow the SI events on Vega
The second leg of the Club Championship is almost over with Hamish Gold the new Senior Champion, Edward Sarfas the Intermediate Champion and Ryan High the Junior Champion.
The South Island Interschool finals took place in Ashburton on 5 September. OBHS won the Secondary and Balmacewen won the Intermediate section - View Final Results
The Spring Rapid Open on Saturday 1 September was won by Quentin Johnson with 5/5 - View Final Crosstable
The Otago/Southland Under 20 tournament on 18 August was a tie on 6/7 between Max Lough, Naser Tamimi and defending Champion Riley Jellyman - See News
The Perpetual Handicap for 2018 is updated here weekly. Max Lough leads the Standard on +81, followed by Ryan Lau on +62, with Hamish Gold on +57. Edward Sarfas leads the Rapid on +76, followed by Bob Clarkson on +52, with Terry Duffiled on +38.
The Cleland Trophy was shared by Edward Sarfas and Quentin Johnson - 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 3 in 2018 on Friday 27 July and runs until Friday 21 September.
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 29 September 2018