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2020 Season

The 2020 season will begin on Wednesday January 22nd. More details can be found below, and in the Schedule link on the left. The Junior Club (see the Junior Club link on the left) will commence on Friday January 24th.

2019 Prize-giving night

2019 Trophy winners

Not all our events have trophies; for those that do, the presentation took place on the last club-night of the year. Pictured (L-R): WCM Nadia Braganza, Eddie Kim, Ralph Hart, Gino Thornton, and Kendrick Zhang.
Club Champion: FM Ben Hague
B-Grade Club Championship: WCM Nadia Braganza
C-Grade Club Championship: Eddie Kim
Rapid Champion: Ralph Hart
Lightning Champion: Gino Thornton
Summer Cup: Antonio Krstev & CM Richard Meng
Most Improved Player: Kendrick Zhang


2019 Junior Champions

1st= Eddie Kim, Tim Zhang, and Jiashu Li


Our AGM was on March 20th 2019.
President: Helen Milligan
Vice-President: Neil Gunn
Secretary: Daniel Johns
Treasurer: David Evans
Committee Members: Richard Aylett, Paul Garbett, & Ralph Hart.

2020 Schedule: The club re-opens on Wednesday 22nd January. The schedule can be found at the link (on the left).
Junior Club re-starts on Friday 24th January. Check out the Junior Club link for puzzles to practice! We now offer some formal coaching at Junior Club for an increased charge of $5 per evening. Basic tuition is still available at $2, as before.

The North Shore Chess Club was founded in 1956 and has been supporting chess on the North Shore and the Auckland region since that date.

From our current premises in the Northcote Senior Citizens Association Hall, on the corner of College Rd and Ernie Mays St, we hold our club nights every Wednesday, from early January through until mid December. Organised tournament play starts at 7.30pm, but casual visitors can sometimes find an opponent. If you would like to know more, please contact the Club President, Helen Milligan, details listed below, or just turn up!
We also run a junior tuition night on most Fridays, starting at 7pm. This is aimed at junior players looking for some guidance & tuition.

North Shore CC, P.O. Box 33-587, Takapuna, Auckland 0740. Meets Wednesdays 7.30pm, Northcote Citizens Centre, cnr College Rd/Ernie Mays St, Northcote (see map, below).
Junior tuition: on Fridays from 7:00pm.
President and Contact: Helen Milligan, email
Secretary: Daniel Johns, email

Map of the area

This is the venue. There is plenty of parking available nearby.

Northcote Citizens Centre

Events are scheduled throughout the year. The annual subscription is $80 (schoolpupil $50; $30 if playing only in the Junior Club).

Friendly matches on the last night of the year.

Friendly games and cake on the last club night of the year.