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The Kāpiti Rapid

The Kāpiti Rapid is an NZCF-rated open tournament hosted annually by the Kāpiti Chess Club. Typically run as a 6 round Swiss with a 25m+5s time control, and prizes over several grades. The tournament was first run in 1991. In 2019, a new School tournament was introduced to run alongside the main tournament.

 For coverage, results and winners of past Kāpiti Rapid tournaments,  click here