The Otago Chess Club
7 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
The next event on the club Calendar for 2018 is the Richard Sutton Trophy - FIDE rated and starting on 31 October.
The current event on the club Calendar for 2018 is the second leg of the Club Rapid Championship, which started on 26 September. Edward Sarfas is the new Senior Champion, Shoji Fukushima then new Intermediate Champion, and Terry Duffield the new Junior Champion.
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.
The South Island Interschool finals took place in Ashburton on 5 September. OBHS won the Secondary and Balmacewen won the Intermediate section - View Final Results
The Perpetual Handicap for 2018 is updated here weekly. Max Lough leads the Standard on +70, followed by Ryan Lau on +62, with Hamish Gold on +57. Edward Sarfas leads the Rapid on +78, followed by Joe McKee on +58, with Hildon Nisa on +54.
The Otago/Southland Under 20 tournament on 18 August was a tie on 6/7 between Max Lough, Naser Tamimi and defending Champion Riley Jellyman - 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 starts again for term 4 in 2018 on Friday 19 October and runs until Friday 21 September.
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 19 October 2018