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

CalendarCalendar

The Otago/Southland Under 20 tournament is on 18 August at the Otago Chess club and open to all.

The next of the Westpac Trophy Rapid tournaments for 2018 is the Spring Rapid Open on Saturday 1 September.

The next event on the club Calendar for 2018 is the second leg of the Club Championship, which starts on 15 August.

The first leg of Rapid Championship resulted in a win for Edward Sarfas in the A Grade and Shoji Fukushima in the B grade. The C Grade was shared by Bob Clarkson and Ryan High, while Alf Loretan took out the D Grade - See News.

The Otago/Southland Under 13 Championship was won by Martin Brook of JMC - See News.

The Cleland Trophy was shared by Edward Sarfas and Quentin Johnson - See News

The Otago Southland Interschool Teams Championship Primary/Intermediate sections for 2018 were held at Kavanagh College on Saturday 23 June.
The Primary section was won convincingly by George St Normal A, followed by Maori Hill and George St Normal B.
The Intermediate section was won by James Hargest A, followed by Balmacewen A and DNI A - See News

The Secondary section Otago Southland Interschool Teams Championship held at John McGlashan College on Saturday 16 June was won by defending champions OBHS A. James Hargest College A were 2nd and Logan Park HS 1 came third after a playoff with Kavanagh College. Southland Girls HS won the best all-girl team prize - See News

The Perpetual Handicap for 2018 is updated here weekly. Shoji Fukushima leads the Standard on +53, followed by Ryan Lau on +50, with Max Lough on +48. Edward Sarfas leads the Rapid on +60, followed by Shoji Fukushima on +51, with Bob Clarkson on +50.

The NZCF July 2018 ratings are out. The full lists can be downloaded from NZCF Resources

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
Email otagochess@gmail.com for more information

The Dunedin Junior Chess Academy started again for term 3 in 2018 on Friday 27 July and runs until Friday 21 September.
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 10 August 2018