A popular chess event that is part of the more than decade old New Zealand Chess Federation initiative to encourage girls to try chess in an all girl environment. Also an important fundraiser for Waitakere Chess Club. One day event with 3 separate 6 round swiss rapid chess tournaments.

Auckland Girls Chess Championship 2020

Mt Albert War Memorial Hall exterior photo

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Auckland Girls Chess Championship 2020

9am to 2.30pm Friday 4th September 2020

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$17.50 per player.

Entry Instructions

No entries accepted after Monday 31st August 2020.

Club account for payment: 02-0152-0036627-00 (state name & “Girls Champs”).

Use online entry form to enter.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.


9am to 2.30pm Friday 4th September 2020


Mt Albert War Memorial Hall exterior photo
Mount Albert War Memorial Hall

751-761 New North Road, Mount Albert, Auckland.


Open to all schoolgirls under the age of 18 before 1st January 2020.


Three separate 6 round tournaments in age groups: Over 12, Under 12, and Under 10 years.

Time Controls

15 minutes, plus 5 seconds per move for each player per game.


Start Time
Players Meeting 9am
Round 1 9.10am
Round 2 10am
Round 3 10.50am
Round 4 11.40am
Lunch break
Round 5 12.45pm
Round 6 1.35pm

Please arrive on time as the first round will start at 9.10am sharp. Other round times are guidelines only, and may be brought forward if rounds finish early.


Auckland age group titles will be awarded for:

  • Under 18
  • Under 16
  • Under 14
  • Under 12
  • Under 10
  • Under 8

Ages at 1st January 2020. At least 3 players required in each age group for title.

Winners will be acknowledged on the day. Trophies and medals for placegetters, plus participation certificates for all players will be posted to schools as soon as possible after the event.



Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Results.


Prizewinners would be listed here.


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