The Otago Chess Club
7 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
The Otago Summer Rapid Open will be held on Sunday 1 December.
The 2nd leg of the Standard Championship resulted in a win to Ben Suazo in the A grade and a tie for first between Alf Loretan and Bob Clarkson in the B Grade. Senior Champion was Edward Sarfas, Intermdiate joint champions Shoji Fukushima and Bob Clarkson, and Junior Champion was ALf Loretan.
The Otago Spring Rapid Open was held on Sunday 1 September, with an exciting four-way tie for first - See News
The Otago Under 20 Championship took place on 24 August, won by Alexander Sun on 6/7 - See News
The Otago Under 13 Championship took place on 10 August, won by Alexander Sun - See News
The weekly Top Dog winner: Alf Loretan has retained the title with a draw to Ryan High on 18 September
The Perpetual Handicap for 2019. The leaders in the Rapid are Benedict Suazo on +95, followed by Max Lough on +70, with Alf Loretan on +55. In the Standard the leader is Benedict Suazo on +189, followed by Alf Loretan on +58, with Lewis Kim on +35.
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 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 ended for term 3 on Friday 20 September and starts again for term 4 on Friday 18 October.
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 4 October 2019