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 School Teams Chess Champs are taking place in June and open for entries - See Tournaments for details and entry form

The current tournament on the Calendar is the inaugural Graham Haase Memorial which began on 17 April in honour of the former Life Member and NZ Champion.
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The first leg of the club championship is complete with Edward Sarfas taking out the Grade on 5/5 and new member Benedict Suazo winning the combined B & C Grades with 4/4 after missing the first round - See News

The Otago Autumn Rapid Open on Sunday 10th March was won by Riley Jellyman - See News

The Perpetual Handicap for 2019. The leader in the Rapid is Alf Loretan on +29, followed by John Armstrong on +16, with Shoji Fukushima on +15. In the Standard the leader is Hamish Gold on +34, followed by Edward Sarfas on +32, with Benedict Suazo on +30.

The Allan Chang Memorial was won by Alf Loretan for his upset win over Brent Southgate in Round 1 - See News

The NZCF November 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 on Friday 3 May and finishes on Friday 28 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 26 April 2019