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 Draft Calendar for 2019 is up and will be confirmed at the AGM on 13 February. The Opening night President Vs VP match is on 30 January, followed by teh start of the Allan Chang Memorial on 6 February.

The current tournament is Allan Chang Memorial which began on on 6 February
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The Perpetual Handicap for 2019.

The final event of the 2018 year was the Closing night prizegiving and quiz on the 12th of December - the HAQGers team won the quiz on 17 points.

The Richard Sutton Trophy was won by Edward Sarfas on 5/6 - See News

The Perpetual Handicap for 2018. Edward Sarfas won the Rapid Perpetual Handicap Trophy for 2018 on +78, followed by Joe McKee second on +58, with Hildon Nisa third on +54. Max Lough won the Standard Perpetual Handicap Trophy for 2018 on +70, followed by Joe McKee on +66, with Ryan Lau on +62 - See News.

The Summer Rapid Open was won by Robert Wansink on 5/5 - 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 1 in 2019 on Friday 8 February and runs until Friday 5 April.
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 8 February 2019