The Otago Chess Club
7 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
The dates have been set for the Otago Southland Interschool Teams Championship for 2018. The Secondary section will be at John McGlashan College on Saturday 16 June, and the Primary/Intermediate sections will be held at Kavanagh College on Saturday 23 June. Watch this space for more details and entry forms.
The Fischer Random tournament on 9 May was won by Quentin Johnson - News.
The third annual Univesity of Otago InterCollege team championship on 6 May was won by the St Margarets College team of Paddy Cheah and Raymond Siow on 9/10 - View final crosstable.
The first leg of the club championship resulted in a win in the A Grade for Quentin Johnson, while Shoji Fukushima earned promotion by taking out the B Grade convincingly. The C Grade result was a tie between Hildon Nisa and Ryan High - See News
The Blitz tournament was won by Quentin Johnson on 6/6, a point ahead of new member Brian Williams - News.
The Allan Chang Memorial was won by Quentin Johnson on 4/5. Terry Duffield took out the trophy with his round 1 upset win over Geoff Aimers - News.
The Perpetual Handicap for 2018 has started. Hamish Gold leads the Standard on +36, followed by Shoji Fukushima on +28, with John Armstrong on +22. Brent Southgate leads the Rapid on +28, followed by Ryan Lau and Hildon Nisa on +23.
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 starts again for term 2 in 2018 on Friday 4 May and runs until Friday 29 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 24 May 2018