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The FIDE-rated Summer Cup, a 7-round Swiss, one round a night, started on 31st January, at the Takapuna War Memorial Hall, 7 the Strand, Takapuna (map below).
For the next 2 weeks, if you are going to be absent, please email Daniel! (Rounds 4 and/or 5)
email danieljohns59@outlook.com.
Follow on Vega: Summer Cup.

Summer Lightning

The first event of the 2024 season was a FIDE-rated blitz on 24th January.
1st Justin Zhide Wang 7.5/9
2nd Kendrick Botong Zhang 7
3rd David Junyang Zhu 6.5
Full results on Vega: Summer Lightning.

2023 Prizewinners

Junior Champion (Trophy)
Hyun Kim
2nd Junfan Yao
3rd Charlie Yang

Summer Cup (Trophy)
William Rui Liu

Autumn Tournament
William Rui Liu, WCM Nadia Braganza, & Nigel Metge

Spring Tournament
Ceferino Isaac

Most Improved Player (Trophy)
Patrick Di Jiang & Marcus Gu

Fischer-Random Champion
William Rui Liu

Rapid Champion (Trophy)
Ralph Hart

Lightning Champion (Trophy)
Justin Zhide Wang

Club Championship
D-Grade
Andy Yang
C-Grade (Trophy)
Srirama Nimmakayala & Taylor Sussex
B-Grade (Trophy)
Patrick Di Jiang
A-Grade (Trophy)
David Junyang Zhu

David Junyang Zhu and his brothers   William Rui Liu (right) with Nigel Metge and Daniel Johns   Nigel Metge, WCM Nadia Braganza, and William Rui Liu
David Junyang Zhu and his brothers   William Rui Liu (right) with Nigel Metge and Daniel Johns   Nigel Metge, WCM Nadia Braganza, and William Rui Liu
Daniel Johns and Ceferino (Jun) Isaac   Nigel Metge and Marcus Gu   William Rui Liu
Daniel Johns and Ceferino (Jun) Isaac   Nigel Metge and Marcus Gu   Fischer-Random Champion William Rui Liu
Nigel Metge and Justin Zhide Wang   Daniel Johns and Taylor Sussex   Club Champion David Junyang Zhu
Nigel Metge and Justin Zhide Wang   Daniel Johns and Taylor Sussex   Club Champion David Junyang Zhu

AGM, March 15th 2023

President: Helen Milligan
Secretary: Daniel Johns
Treasurer: Neil Gunn
Other members of the current committee are: Ralph Hart; Michael Chen; Nigel Metge; Sean Myers; Sunny Zhong.

2024 Update on Rating

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 country.
In 2024 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.

Please scroll down to see membership fees and our bank details.

Online chess

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

Membership fees can be paid direct to the club's bank account, ASB 123008-0301266-00.
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).

Club information

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 new premises in the Takapuna War Memorial Hall, 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 Takapuna War Memorial Hall, 7 The Strand, Takapuna (see map, below).
Junior club: on Fridays from 7:00pm.
President and Contact: Helen Milligan, email heligan@heliganchess.nz.
Secretary: Daniel Johns, email danieljohns59@outlook.com.


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