The Otago Chess Club
7 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
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.
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 Winter Rapid Open is on Saturday the 10th of June - See Tournaments for details and entry forms
The Otago University Intercollege teams championship for 2017 was won by the Locals team, comprising two former club members, Naser Tamimi and Sean Lau, with a maxumium 10/10 score, though they had some close games.
The Perpetual Handicap for 2017 is updated here weekly. Jack Cowie leads the Rapid on +63, followed by Riley Jellyman on +45, with Edward Sarfas on +33. Max Lough leads in the Standard on +44, followed by Leighton Nicholls on +27, with Brent Southgate on +21.
The Shuffle chess tournament was a 10-player round-robin won by Quentin Johnson - See News.
The first leg of the club championship is over. Leighton Nicholls won the A grade, Terry Duffield won the B Grade and Max Lough won the C grade - 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 started for term 2 on Friday 5 May and runs until Friday 30 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 25 May 2017