Next event - our FIDE-rated Rapid Championship 1st Leg (6 rounds)
starts on 29th March. Please email Helen firstname.lastname@example.org
if you want to play.
Follow the Rapid Championship 1st Leg on Vega: Rapid 1st Leg
We will be holding a one-day Open Fischer-Random Championship later in the year, thanks to a kind anonymous donor who has put up $1500 towards the prize fund! Watch this space for more information and let us know if you are keen to take part.
UPDATE - it will be the official New Zealand Fischer-Random Championship!
In 2023 the following will still apply:
If you have had Covid recently, then we recommend that you do not return to chess club until your RAT test is negative. Let's keep everybody safe.
Masks are still required for everybody at the club.
Check the Schedule for other forthcoming events! (Link in the Menu)
The winner of the Summer Cup was William Rui Liu, with 6½/7 (and it
should be noted that he did not drop half a point in any game - he took
a bye in round 2).
2nd Philli Park-Tamati
3rd Nigel Metge
Full results on Vega: Summer Cup
President: Helen Milligan
Secretary: Daniel Johns
Treasurer: Neil Gunn
Vice-President: Ralph Hart
Club Captain: Michael Chen
Committee Members: Nigel Metge, Sean Myers, & Sunny Zhong.
Two round-robin Blitz sections ran while the Committee members had their first meeting. They were of mixed strength.
Group A (9 players):
1st Luna Xu
2nd Luna Lu
3rd= Stephen Weng & Hong Yuan
Group B (8 players):
1st= Philli Park-Tamati, Justin Wang, David Zhu, and William Liu
(Subject to correction as the crosstable is not clear!)
This annual event usually features the President's team but the President stepped aside to even up the numbers. The result: 4-3 for the Challengers.
|Secretary's Team||Challengers Team|
|1||Daniel Johns (Secretary)||½ : ½||Antonio Krstev|
|2||John Pakenham||1 : 0||Ryan Hwang|
|3||Patrick Di Jiang||0 : 1||Dante Soriano|
|4||Jacob Barry||½ : ½||Stephen Weng|
|5||Veda Chen||0 : 1||Brian Winsor|
|6||D P Sayuni Vonara Rehansi||1 : 0||Matthias Ng|
|7||Brian Choi||0 : 1||Daniel Zhang|
|3 : 4|
1st Ralph Hart with 9/9
2nd= Andrew Li & William Liu
Full results on Vega: January Blitz
Michael Chen organised a Rapid on 7th January.
1st Kai Bo (Bosco) Jin with 6/6
2nd= Isaac Gu, Ethan Yichen Han, & Rex Xiaoyu Chen
Full results on Vega: January Rapid
Summer Cup – not held this year
Zachary Yu & Justin Zhide Wang
Junior Champion (Trophy)
Luna Xiahan Lu
Most Improved Player (Trophy)
Justin Zhide Wang
Rapid Champion (Trophy)
William Rui Liu
Lightning Champion (Trophy)
CM Felix Xie
Claire Yuqi Gu & Jathin Nandan Somaraju
Samuel Moffitt & Srirama Vikhyath Nimmakayala
|Club Champion Nigel Metge with Treasurer Neil Gunn||B-Grade Club Champion Zachary Yu||B-Grade Club Champion Claire Gu|
|Lightning Champion CM Felix Xie||Rapid Champion William Liu||Fischer-Random Champion Justin Wang|
|Most Improved Player Zachary Yu||Junior Club Champion Luna Lu||Autumn Winners: Zachary Yu & Justin Wang|
A new feature - interesting games will be added to this play-through applet.
This year we will continue to NZCF- and FIDE-rate as many events as
possible. This applies to the Lightning Championship, all the legs of
the Rapid Championship, and all the standard-rate events, ie Summer Cup,
Autumn and Spring Tournaments, and the Club Championships. Players MUST
be paid-up members of the North Shore Chess Club in order to take part
(yes, it is OK to be a member of other clubs in addition). Players who
are not NZ residents or citizens must have FIDE ID from their home
Please scroll down to see membership fees and our bank details.
North Shore CC now has a presence on LiChess. If you wish to represent NSCC in NZCF or other online events, please register: North Shore Chess Club - Auckland NZ team.
Membership fees can be paid direct to the club's bank account, ASB
The current fees are $85 for full membership, $55 for schoolpupil (ie a junior who is playing on Wednesday nights), and $35 for Junior Club only (ie a junior who attends only on Friday nights).
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. 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 night on most Fridays, starting at 7pm.
North Shore CC, postal address c/o Helen Milligan, 3/7 Owens
Road, Devonport, Auckland 0624. Meets Wednesdays 7.30pm, at
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 email@example.com.
Secretary: Daniel Johns, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is the venue. There is plenty of parking available nearby.