Kapiti Chess Club - Promoting The Art Of Chess
Show Menu

About the Club

The Kāpiti Chess Club has been supporting chess on the Kāpiti Coast since 1984. We are an associate member of the New Zealand Chess Federation, with an active calendar of rated and casual events, including the annual Kāpiti Rapid Tournament.

Contact us at

Gordon Lyall (Club President)
029 905 8045
David Scott (Secretary and Club Captain)
027 456 7695



The first 3 visits to the club are free. Members who join the club during the year can pay pro-rata for the remainder of the year. Annual fees for 2021 are:

Juniors (under 20 as at 1/1/21)$90

Pay as you go (new for 2021). Become a member for $10, and pay $10 per night attended, up to the annual fee.

$10 per night 

All members become registered with the New Zealand Chess Federation. Visitors who don’t wish to become members, or be registered with the NZCF, can still pay on a $10 per night basis after the first 3 weeks. 

Fees can be paid online into the club’s bank account via account number 06-0730-0064954-00 (including your name in the reference), or brought along on any club night.