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October 26th - 28th 2019 - Merv Morrison Memorial, Auckland.

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October 28th - November 6th 2019 - World Youth u16 Chess Olympiad 2019, Corum, TURKEY.
Organised by Turkish Chess Federation.

More information in or in (pdf document).


Further information and applications for NZL representative player places through (Email) NZCF Secretary.

World Youth Under 16 Chess Olympiad 2019


November 1st - 5th 2019 - MCC Greg Hjorth Open Weekender, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA.
Organised by Melbourne Chess Club.

Guaranteed prize pool of AUD6,000 plus.
More information and enter online in .


Entries, pairings and results in tournament discussion.

Melbourne Chess Club exterior

Venue: Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy.


November 3rd 2019 - South Island Rapid Championship, Christchurch.
Organised by Canterbury Chess Club.

Contact Chief Organiser (Email) for more information.


Printable tournament information and (pdf document).

Tournament regulations and more information will be available from .


November 8th - 15th 2019 - Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2019, Kathmandu, NEPAL.
Organised by Nepal Chess Association.

More information in (pdf document).


Further information and applications for NZL representative player places through (Email) NZCF Secretary.


November 10th 2019 - The ACC Junior Chess Series, Auckland.
Organised by Auckland Chess Centre.

Contact (Email) for more information.


More information in Tournament Flyer and Entry Form (PDF document).

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November 11th - 24th 2019 - World Senior Chess Championship, Bucharest, ROMANIA.
Organised by Federatia Romana de Sah.

More information in and (pdf document).


Kiwis participating:
CM Hilton Bennett (Open 50+).
FM Robert Gibbons (Open 65+).
CM/WFM Helen Milligan (Women 50+).


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Rin Grand Hotel

Venue: Rin Grand Hotel, Bucharest.


November 13th 2019 - 5th Queen's Cup, Remuera, Auckland.
Organised by Chess Power.

More information in .
Chess Power Queen's Cup


November 17th 2019 - Summit Rapid Chess Tournament, Auckland.
Organised by Summit Chess Club.

Printable Flyer/Brochure:


Contact (Email) for more information.


November 26th - December 4th 2019 - World Chess Championships for Disabled People, Open - Youth - Cadet, Cardiff, WALES.
Organised by Welsh Chess Union.

More information in .


Further information and applications for NZL representative player places through (Email) NZCF Secretary.

World Chess Championships for Disabled People 2019


November 30th - December 1st 2019 - Papatoetoe Rapid, Papatoetoe, Auckland.
Organised by Papatoetoe Chess Club.

Incorporating 34th Papatoetoe Rapid and 5th Papatoetoe Junior Rapid.


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December 7th 2019 - The ACC Junior Chess Series, Auckland.
Organised by Auckland Chess Centre.

Contact (Email) for more information.


More information in Tournament Flyer and Entry Form (PDF document).

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December 7th - 13th 2019 - Lidums Australian Young Masters, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA.

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December 14th - 22nd 2019 - Australasian Masters, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA.

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December 15th 2019 - Queen's Cup Championship, Remuera, Auckland.
Organised by Chess Power.

More information in .
Chess Power Queen's Cup


December 15th 2019 - Summit Junior Chess Rapid, Epsom, Auckland.
Organised by Summit Chess Club.

Contact (Email) for more information.


More information in Tournament Flyer and Entry Form (PDF document).


January 4th-12th 2020 - George Trundle Masters, Auckland.

Organised by Auckland Chess Centre.


Contact (Email) for more information.


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January 14th - 24th 2020 - 127th NZ Chess Congress, Tauranga.
Organised by (Arataki) Mount Chess Club.

Printable Flyer/Brochure:

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January 18th 2020 - Mount Maunganui and Tauranga Chess Open Invitational, Tauranga.
Organised by Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club and Tauranga RSA Chess Club.

More information online in .

Printable Flyer/Brochure:

Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club


January 19th 2020 - Mount Maunganui and Tauranga Chess Open Invitational, Tauranga.
Organised by Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club and Tauranga RSA Chess Club.

More information online in .

Printable Flyer/Brochure:

Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club


January 25th - 27th 2020 - Auckland Anniversary Weekender, Auckland.
Organised by Auckland Chess Centre.

More details will follow.


February 15th 2020 - Hawkes Bay Rapid, Napier.
Organised by Hawkes Bay Chess.

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February 29th 2020 - 15th Bay of Plenty Rapid, Mount Maunganui.
Organised by Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club.

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Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club


April 2nd - 12th 2020 - World Amateur Chess Championship 2020, Heraklion, Crete, GREECE.

More details will follow.


April 10th - 12th 2020 - Wellington Open, Wellington.
Organised by Wellington Chess Club.

More details will follow.


April 24th - 27th 2020 - New Zealand Senior Championship, Auckland.
Organised by Auckland Chess Centre.

More details will follow.


May 2nd - 10th 2020 - World School Individual Championships 2020, Lima, PERU.

More details will follow.


May 23rd - 24th 2020 - ACC May Weekender, Auckland.
Organised by Auckland Chess Centre.

More details will follow.


July 12th - 18th 2020 - North Island Championship, Auckland.

More details will follow.


August 1st - 15th 2020 - 44th World Chess Olympiad 2020, Khanty-Mansiysk, RUSSIA.

More details will follow.


August 5th-7th 2020 - Bay of Plenty Primary, Intermediate & Secondary Interschools, Tauranga.
Organised by the Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club with Tauranga RSA Chess Club.

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September 7th - 20th 2020 - World Youth u14, u16, u18 Championships 2020, Mamaia, ROMANIA.

More details will follow.


October 18th - 31st 2020 - World Cadet u8, u10, u12 Championships 2020, Batumi, GEORGIA.

More details will follow.


October 24th - 26th 2020 - Merv Morrison Memorial, Auckland.
Organised by Auckland Chess Centre.

More details will follow.


November 6th - 16th 2020 - World Senior Championship 2020, Assisi, ITALY.

More details will follow.


January 2nd - 12th 2021 - 128th NZ Chess Congress, Palmerston North.
Organised by Manawatu Knights Chess Club.

More details will follow.
Contact (Email) for more information.


May 2nd - 11th 2021 - World School Individual Championships 2021, Halkidiki, GREECE.

More details will follow.


August 1st - 28th 2021 - World Chess Cup 2021, Minsk, BELARUS.

More details will follow.