The Otago Chess Club
7 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
The final event of the year is the Closing night prizegiving and quiz on the 12th of December. The Draft Calendar for 2019 is up and will be confirmed at the AGM in February next year
The Summer Rapid Open was won by Robert Wansink on 5/5 - View final crosstable.
The Richard Sutton Trophy was won by Edward Sarfas on 5/6 - View Vega Reports
The Perpetual Handicap for 2018 is updated here weekly. 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.
The Blitz tournament held on 24 October was a 10 player round-robin won by Brian Williams & Edward Sarfas - See News
The second leg of the Club Rapid Championship was been completed. Edward Sarfas is the new Senior Champion, Shoji Fukushima then new Intermediate Champion, and Terry Duffield the new Junior Champion - See News
The second leg of the Club Championship has been completed with Hamish Gold the 2018 Senior Champion, Edward Sarfas the Intermediate Champion and Ryan High the Junior Champion - See News
The South Island Interschool finals took place in Ashburton on 5 September. OBHS won the Secondary and Balmacewen won the Intermediate section - 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 4 in 2018 on Friday 19 October and runs until Friday 14 December.
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 8 December 2018