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Freebird week two

This week saw the second and final night of the Club’s fun annual  Freebird tournament, with four more rounds of  10 m + 5 s games. After 8 rounds, David Paul emerged victorious with 6.5 from 8, with David Scott second on 6. Top juniors were Geoffrey Guanawan on 5.5, and Mark Summers on 3.5. Congratulations! An Honourable Mention goes to new player to the club, Anthony Baker, scoring a creditable 4 from 8 on debut. Click here for full results.

Next week is AGM night, followed by casual chess as time permits. See you then.

Kapiti Chess Club gets underway for 2020

Chess for 2020  got underway this week at the Kapiti Chess Club with an enthusiastic turn out of current and past members, and several new visitors to the club. Welcome!

This week saw the start of the Freebird tournament played under a 10 m + 5 s time control, over two weeks.  At the half-way stage after four rounds, there is a crowded leaderboard with David Paul, Guy Burns, Geoffrey Gunawan and David Scott all on 3 points. See full results here.

Below: Play underway for 2020. For more club photos click here.

Chess for 2020 starting soon

Chess for 2020 will start again at the Club on Tuesday 4th February. Non-members and members welcome! We will be starting the year with our Freebird tournament. This is a short, fun tournament run over two weeks with 4 games a night using a 10 m + 5 s increment time format.

The Club’s AGM will be held on Tuesday 18th February, with casual chess following, as time permits. Please contact the Club if you’d like more information. A provisional calendar of events for 2020 is available here, and this will be confirmed after the AGM.

We cater for juniors as well as adults, so if you or your kids enjoy chess, come and check us out.