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


The South Island Championship and Rapid Championship are being hosted by the Otago Chess club 11-15 October - See Tournaments
Entries to date are being updated on this Chesschat thread

The next event on the Calendar is the second leg of the Rapid Championship, which starts on 27 September.

The second leg of the Standard Championship is almost over with just one game left to play in the B Grade. The Senior Champion is Quentin Johnson, The Intermediate Champion is Terry Duffield and the Junior Champion (with a game in hand) is Max Lough.
The scores from the first leg have been added under the rules.
View the A and B Grade Draw, the Grade Crosstables and the scores for A Grade, B Grade and C Grade - See News

The South Island Interschool Teams was held on 6 September at Ashburton Intermediate School. Final results Secondary, Intermediate & Primary.

The Otago Spring Rapid Open on 2 September was won by Quentin Johnson - 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. Jack Cowie leads the Rapid on +63, followed by Max Lough on +58, with Riley Jellyman and Brent Southgate on +45.

The Otago/Southland Under 20 championship on 19 August was won by Riley Jellyman with 7/7 - See News

The NZCF July 2017 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 started again for term 3 on Friday 28 July and runs until Friday 22 September.
Email dnjrchess@yahoo.co.nz for inquiries

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.
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 21 September 2017