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 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 curent event on the club Calendar for 2018 is the Swiss Rapid, which started on 16 May - View scores to date

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 Westpac Trophy Rapid tournaments for 2018 started with the Autumn Rapid on Saturday 3 March. Trophy holder Quentin Johnson started his 2018 campaign with 5/5 - See 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 NZCF March 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 starts again for term 2 in 2018 on Friday 4 May and runs until Friday 29 June.
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 24 May 2018