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SUMMER CUP

7 rounds, swiss system, starting on Wednesday February 6th, as soon after 7:30pm as possible. If you want to play (and are not already on the list) then please email Helen: heligan@heliganchess.nz. Unrated players will be given an estimated rating for pairing purposes. Check the Schedule link for more details.
Summer Cup on Vega: Summer Cup
House-keeping notes: there is no longer a $1 playing fee on Wednesdays. There is no coffee break but you can make yourself tea, coffee or Milo at any time. Use the mugs provided and put them into the dishwasher when you have finished. There will be biscuits!

Match: President's Team vs Treasurer & Secretary's Team (aka Assassins)

This resulted in a very narrow win for the President's team!

  President's Team   Treasurer & Secretary's Team
1 Helen Milligan (President) ½ : ½ David Evans (Treasurer)
2 Ceferino Isaac 0 : 1 CM Richard Meng
3 Philip Hair 1 : 0 Daniel Johns (Secretary)
4 Ryan Feyter 0 : 1 Andrew Li
5 Paul Kamberi ½ : ½ Allen Li
6 Matthew Chen 0 : 1 Yifei Song
7 Zak Holdaway 0 : 1 Jeffrey Yu
8 Nate Williamson ½ : ½ Brian Winsor
9 Eddie Kim 1 : 0 Emily Gan
10 Jack Chen 1 : 0 Aaron Shi
11 Pridiyathon Kulchayodom 1 : 0 Lucase Yang
12 Nathan Jin 1 : 0 Andy Yang
13 Kevin Park 1 : 0 Bobby Peoples
    7½ : 5½  

Lightning, 23rd January

1st CM Richard Meng 15/15
2nd David Evans 12
3rd Andrew Li 11½
Full results on Vega (please note that the colours and the order of rounds are not necessarily correct, as the Vega file was constructed after the event).
Lightning Tournament

2019 Schedule: The club re-opened on Wednesday 23rd January. The schedule can be found at the link (on the left).
Junior Club re-started on Friday 25th 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 heligan@heliganchess.nz. Secretary: Daniel Johns.

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.