The Otago Chess Club
7 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
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.
The Otago Winter Rapid Open on Sunday 9th June was won by Ben Suazo with second shared by David Weegenaar, Juni Aguitar and Atlas Kerr. View crosstable
The Swiss Rapid ended in a tie between Benedict Suazo and Quentin Johnson on 3½/4 - View final scores.
The inaugural Graham Haase Memorial ended in a three-way tie for first between Edward Sarfas, new member Benedict Suazo and returning member Rily Jellyman on 4/5 - See News
The Perpetual Handicap for 2019. The leaders in the Rapid are Alf Loretan on +48, followed by Benedict Suazo on +40, with Max Lough on +30. In the Standard the leader is Benedict Suazo on +101, followed by Edward Sarfas on +35, with Riley Jellyman on +28.
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 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
The Dunedin Junior Chess Academy started again for term 2 on Friday 3 May and finishes on Friday 28 June.
Invercargill has a chess club looking for new members.
Wanaka has a small chess club looking for new members. Meets twice a week.
This site was last updated on 16 June 2019