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The Club meets 7:30pm every Tuesday at the Paraparaumu Library.
Use the map here if you aren’t sure where to go.

Chess, is it an art, science or sport?

A sudden victory over Alan Winfield nudged David Paul into the joint lead with Ross Jackson in play for the John Kingston Memorial Trophy. One more round to go for this Series.

A small field turned up to play the John Kingston Memorial Trophy—Series A.
Ross Jackson and Alan Winfield have the edge over the competition, but, there’s plenty more play to come.
Detailed results here.

Play in the John Kingston Memorial Trophy—Series A—is well underway with 8 players all within one point of the lead.
Detailed results here.

The Committee met recently and decided to adopt a Round Robin format for the Club Championships for the A Grade (most likely players 1700 and above) and use a Swiss system for the B and C Grades.

The AGM was held 14 February — Officers were elected and Fees set.
Next game we play is round 2 of the John Kingston Memorial Trophy.

Chess resumes on Tuesday—7 February—at our normal place; the Paraparaumu Library. See you there….

The Calendar has now been set by the Club Captain. Some major changes have been suggested regarding the format of the Tournaments which will need further discussion at the AGM, to be held 14 February.

Rapid Chess this Sunday 22 January at 1:00pm.
Come along to the Tuatara Tasting room—7 Sheffield Street, Paraparaumu—for a few games of rapid.

Chess has finished for 2016. We celebrated with Prizegiving on 20 December. Photos can be found Here.
Chess resumes Tuesday February 7—see you then!

Prize Giving on 20 December; a time to bring a plate and more importantly your friends, partners and family!