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


There will no more coaching sessions at the clubrooms over the Summer break. Instead follow the fortunes of Leighton and Hamish at the Oceania Zonal starting 14 January - live boards and scores from the New Zealand Chess site

The Calendar for 2017 is up. First day back is 1 February, with the AGM on 15 February.

The last event on the club Calendar was the prizegiving and annual quiz on 7 December - See News

The Summer Rapid Open on Saturday 3 December was won by Riley Jellyman with a picket fence - See News
The dates and entry forms for the 2017 Rapid Opens are up on the Tournaments page.

The Richard Sutton Trophy was shared by Leighton Nicholls and Quentin Johnson on 5/6 - See News

The Perpetual Handicap is over for 2016. Shoji Fukushima won the Rapid on +92 ahead of Leighton Nicholls 2nd on +87 and Brent Southgate 3rd on +67, while Riley Jellyman won the Standard on +99 ahead of Naser Tamimi 2nd on +71 and Leighton Nicholls 3rd on +58 - See News

The NZCF November 2016 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 ended for term 4 on Friday 2 December and starts again for term 1 on Friday 10 February 2017.
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 13 January 2016