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 Otago Under 20 Chess Champs are taking place on August 24 and open for entries

The current tournament on the Calendar is the 2nd leg of the Standard Championship, which started on 14 August.
View scores to date A Grade, B & C Grades, full crosstables with leg 1 scores and A Grade Draw

The Otago Under 13 Championship took place on 10 August, won by Alexander Sun - View final crosstable and team scores

The 1st leg of the Rapid Championship has finished. Quentin Johnson won the A Grade, Max Lough won the B Grade and Bob Clarkson won the C Grade - See News

The Perpetual Handicap for 2019. The leaders in the Rapid are Alf Loretan on +72, followed by Max Lough on +70, with Benedict Suazo on +65. In the Standard the leader is Benedict Suazo on +121, followed by Alf Loretan on +47, with Shoji Fukushima on +41.

The NZCF July 2019 ratings are out. The full lists can be downloaded from NZCF Resources

The Cleland Trophy was won by Shoji Fukushima on 5/6 after hew drew away from his rivals in the final round - See News

The Otago Intermediate and Primary School Teams Chess Champs were held at Kavanagh College on 22 June. Balmacewen A won the Intermediate trophy on 7/7 with Port Chalmers 2nd on 4½ after a playoff with Tahuna A who finished 3rd. Grants Braes A won the Primary trophy on 6½/7 on tiebreak from George Street Normal A, with George Street Normal B 3rd on 5 points - See News

The Otago Secondary School Teams Chess Champs were held at Logan Park High School on 15 June. OBHS A defended the trophy on 7/7 with John McGlashan A 2nd on 6 and Logan Park A 3rd on 5 points - 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, 7:30pm 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 on Friday 26 July for term 3 and finishes on Friday 20 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 15 August 2019