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 version of the 2020 Calendar is up and will be reviewed at the AGM on 12 February. Opening Night is 29 January.

The Richard Sutton Trophy was won by Quentin Johnson on 5½/6. View Vega files

The weekly Top Dog winner: Quentin Johnson beat Edward Sarfas to become top dog on 4 December.

The Perpetual Handicap for 2019. The final placings in the Rapid are Benedict Suazo 1st on +166, followed by Max Lough 2nd on +70, with Bob Clarkson 3rd on +54. In the Standard 1st is Benedict Suazo on +204, followed by Alf Loretan 2nd on +68, with Shoji Fukushima 3rd on +52.

The Otago Summer Rapid Open was held on Sunday 1 December. Denan Diep won with 4/5 and Alexander Sun won the U1500 grade with 3/5. Ben Suazo won the Westpac Trophy with an aggregate score of 11/15 from his three best results - See News.

The 2nd leg of the Rapid Championship is complete, with Bob Clarkson forfeiting hs remaining games. The Senior Champion is Quentin Johnson, the Intermediate Champion is Hamish Gold and the Junior Champion is Bob Clarkson - See News

The NZCF July 2019 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 started for term 4 on Friday 18 October and ends on Friday 13 December.
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 19 January 2020