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January 14th-24th 2019 - 126th New Zealand Congress, Auckland.
Venue: Waipuna Conference Centre.

Download the entry form here (pdf document).


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January 25th-28th 2019 - 2019 FIDE Open, Mermaid Waters, Gold Coast, Queensland, AUSTRALIA.
Organised by Queensland Women's Chess League.

An ACF Grand Prix Cat 5 Event and CAQ Grand Prix Event.

Download information and entry form here (pdf document).
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Quality Hotel Mermaid Waters

Oriana Room, Lone Star Tavern, Quality Hotel Mermaid Waters.


January 25th 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).

January 26th-28th 2019 - Auckland Anniversary Weekender, Auckland.

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February 9th 2019 - 7th Hawkes Bay Rapid, Napier.
Organised by Hawkes Bay Chess.
Venue: Greenmeadows East Community Hall, 83 Tait Drive Taradale.

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February 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).

February 17th 2019 - Summit Junior Chess Rapid, Epsom, Auckland.
Organised by Summit Chess Club.

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


February 17th-24th 2019 - Oceania Zonal, GUAM.

Printable tournament information (pdf document) and Registration form (docx document).

Further information and applications for NZL representative player places through Winsome Stretch, NZCF Secretary. email: secretary@newzealandchess.co.nz by 30th September 2018. Selection results notified by 15th October 2018.

February 23rd 2019 - 14th Bay of Plenty Rapid, Mount Maunganui.
Organised by Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club.

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Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club


March 6th - 14th 2019 - 9th HDBank Cup International Chess Tournament, Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM.
Organised by Viet Nam Chess Federation.

Download information and entry form here (pdf document).
Rex Hotel Saigon

Venue: Rex Hotel Saigon.


March 16th 2019 - Latvian Rapid, Pakuranga, Auckland.
Organised by Howick-Pakuranga CC.

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March 17th 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).

March 24th 2019 - Summit Junior Chess Rapid, Epsom, Auckland.
Organised by Summit Chess Club.

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


April 6th-14th 2019 - 19th Bangkok Chess Club Open Chess Championships, Centara Grand Ladprao, Chatuchak, Bangkok, THAILAND.
Organised by Bangkok Chess Club.

More information at Bangkok Chess Club website.

Register by completing Online Entry Form.
Centara Grand Ladprao

19th Bangkok Chess Open


April 14th 2019 - Summit Junior Chess Rapid, Epsom, Auckland.
Organised by Summit Chess Club.

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


April 18th-22nd 2019 - Doeberl Cup, Canberra Southern Cross Club, Woden, ACT, AUSTRALIA.

More information online in .

2019 Doeberl Cup


April 19th - 22nd 2019 - North Island Championship, Wellington.
Organised by Wellington CC.

More details will follow.


April 21st 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).

April 24th-28th 2019 - Macquarie University Chess Festival - Sydney International Open, Macquarie University, Balaclava Road, North Ryde, NSW, AUSTRALIA.

More information online in .

2019 Sydney International Open


April 25th, 27th - 28th 2019 - ACC ANZAC Weekender, Auckland.

More information online in .

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May 12th 2019 - Summit Junior Chess Rapid, Epsom, Auckland.
Organised by Summit Chess Club.

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


May 18th-19th 2019 - ACC May Weekender, Auckland.

A combination of 2 tournaments consisting 9 rounds of Blitz followed by 9 rounds of Rapid.
Score from Rapid would have twice the value of Blitz when determining standings.

More information online in .

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May 25th 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).

June 1st-3rd, 8th-9th 2019 - 1st NZ Young Masters and Open, , Auckland.

More details will follow.


June 9th-19th 2019 - 20th ASEAN Age Group Championships, Mandalay, MYANMAR.

Age groups for under8, under10, under12, under14, under16, under18, under20, under30, under40, under50, over50, over65.

More details will follow.


June 15th 2019 - Upper Hutt Rapid, Upper Hutt.
Organised by Upper Hutt CC.

More details will follow.


June 16th 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).

June 19th 2019 - Bay of Plenty Girls Championship, Tauranga.
Organised by the Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club.

Link for further details.


June 23rd 2019 - Summit Junior Chess Rapid, Epsom, Auckland.
Organised by Summit Chess Club.

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


July 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).

July 8th - 12th 2019 - New Zealand Junior Championship, Howick, Auckland.
Organised by Howick-Pakuranga CC.

More details will follow.


July 12th - 15th 2019 - Oceania and New Zealand Senior Championship, Howick, Auckland.
Organised by Howick-Pakuranga CC.

More details will follow.


July 17th-25th 2019 - 2nd Taiwan (CTCA) International Youth Open, Kaoshiung, TAIWAN.

Age groups for under7, under9, under11, under13, under17, under19, Open.

More details will follow.


July 21st 2019 - Summit Junior Chess Rapid, Epsom, Auckland.
Organised by Summit Chess Club.

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


August 4th 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).

August 7th-9th 2019 - Bay of Plenty Primary, Intermediate & Secondary Interschools, Tauranga.
Organised by the Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club.

Link for further details.


August 18th 2019 - Summit Junior Chess Rapid, Epsom, Auckland.
Organised by Summit Chess Club.

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


August 24th - 25th 2019 - Peter Stuart Memorial (formerly North Shore Open), North Shore, Auckland.
Organised by North Shore CC.

More details will follow.


September 8th - 18th 2019 - Asian Seniors Chess Championships, Almaty, KAZAKHSTAN.
Organised by Kazakhstan Chess Federation.

Championship Schedule:
8th September Arrival of participants
9th September Round 1
10th September Rounds 2 and 3
11th September Round 4
12th September Round 5
13th September Day Off
14th September Round 6
15th September Round 7
16th September Round 8
17th September Round 9
18th September Departure of participants


More details will follow.

Kazakhstan Chess Federation

Shakhmardan Yessenov Foundation


September 15th 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).

September 22nd 2019 - Summit Junior Chess Rapid, Epsom, Auckland.
Organised by Summit Chess Club.

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


September 28th - 29th 2019 - Interschools Finals 2019, Palmerston North.
Organised by Manawatu Knights Chess Club.

More details will follow.


October 5th - 10th 2019 - South Island Championship, Hanmer Springs.
Organised by Canterbury Chess Club.

Printable tournament information and Entry Form (pdf document).

More information by clicking on "2019 South Island Championships" link in Canterbury Chess Club website.
Heritage Hotel Hanmer Springs

Venue: Heritage Hotel Hanmer Springs.


October 13th 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).

October 18th-27th 2019 - Pattaya Open, Bay Beach Resort, Pattaya, THAILAND.
Organised by 101 Chess Academy.
Bay Beach Resort Jomtien

Venue: Bay Beach Resort, Jomtien.


October 20th 2019 - Summit Junior Chess Rapid, Epsom, Auckland.
Organised by Summit Chess Club.

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


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

More information online in .

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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).

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

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


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

More details will follow.


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).

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

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


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

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


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

More details will follow.

Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club