The Otago Chess Club
7 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
The next event on the Draft 2023 Calendar is the first Blitz event on the 1st of February. The Annual General Meeting is on the 8th of February, starting at 7pm.
The opening event on the 2023 Calendar was the President vs Secretary match on 25 January. The President's team won 4-2.
The final Blitz tournament was won by Romero Suggate on 8/9, just ahead on Ben Suazo on 7½ and Hamish Gold on 7 points. Ben Suazo wins the Blair Freeman Trophy for 2022 with an aggregate score of 19 for his best three results, a point ahead of Romero Suggate on 18, with Edward Sarfas on 15 and Jens Paulsen on 14½ - See News.
The Perpetual Handicap for 2022. The winner in the Standard is Greg Familton on +137, followed by Jens Paulsen second on +128, with Emmanuel Santiago third on +52. The winner in the Rapid is Jens Paulsen on +122, followed by Hildon Nisa second on +59, with Elliot Munro third on +54. The winner in the Blitz is Jens Paulsen on +75, followed by Hamish Gold second on +65, with Emmanuel Santiago third on +52 - See News
The Monday Chess Group (MCG) is open to anyone on Lichess - Join the Otago Chess Club Team and you can enter the next event starting Mondays at 7:30pm
The Richard Sutton Trophy ended on 23 November. Qi-Le Kong-Lim was the winner on 4½/6 just half a point ahead of four players Romero Suggate, Jens Paulsen, Quentin Johnson and Edward Sarfas. See News.
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, 7:00pm at 7 Maitland Street, Dunedin but social play on Tuesdays is not taking place during the covid outbreak - Email email@example.com for more information
The Dunedin Junior Chess Academy (a separate business that operates from the clubrooms) is running for term 4 from Friday 28 October to Friday 16 December.
Invercargill has a chess club looking for new members.
This site was last updated on 26 January 2023