NZ Chess News logo Home Calendar Results
NZ Chess News logo

Upcoming Events Calendar


July 20th-21st 2019 - Peter Stuart Memorial Training Tourney, Glenfield, Auckland.
Organised by North Shore Chess Club.

Contact (Email) for more information.


More information and online entry in .

PSM Training Tourney


July 26th-28th 2019 - Waikato Open, Hamilton.
Organised by Hamilton Chess Club.

More information online in or in (PDF document).


Follow the events on Vega: or .

Waikato Chess Open 2019


July 28th 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).


July 28th - August 7th 2019 - Belt and Road China Hunan International Chess Open, Tongguanyao, Changsha, Hunan, CHINA.
Organised by Chinese Chess Association.

More information in (PDF document).


Earlybird entries till 28th April 2019. Normal entries till 28th June 2019. Late entries after 28th June 2019.
No entries accepted after 5th July 2019.

Changsha Photo

Chinese Chess Association


August 3rd-11th 2019 - 9th International Chess Festival - Riga Technical University Open 2019, Riga, LATVIA.
Organised by Riga Technical University and Latvian Chess Federation.

More information online in or in (PDF document).


Register for participation by 15th July 2019 .

9th International Chess Festival - Riga Technical University Open 2019


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).

Follow the events on Vega: .

August 2nd-11th 2019 - 26th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Organised by Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club.

More information online in or in (PDF document).


Register for participation by 1st July 2019 .

Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival


August 5th-12th 2019 - 3rd International Irena Warakomska Memorial 2019, Suwałki, POLAND.
Organised by Irena Warakomska Association.

More information online in or in (PDF document).


Register for participation by 5th July 2019 .

Velvet Hotel & Restaurant.

Velvet Hotel & Restaurant.


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 9th-19th 2019 - 16th Malaysian Chess Festival, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA.
Organised by Dato’ Arthur Tan Chess Centre (DAT Chess Centre).

More information online in .

Dato’ Arthur Tan Chess Centre (DAT Chess Centre)


August 18th 2019 - 4th Queen's Cup, Remuera, Auckland.
Organised by Chess Power.

More information in .
Chess Power Queen's Cup


August 18th 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).


August 20th - September 2nd 2019 - World Cadets u8, u10, u12 Chess Championship, Weifang, CHINA.
Organised by Chinese Chess Association.

More information in or in (pdf document).


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

World Cadets 2019


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

More information online in .

Follow the events on Vega: , , .

North Shore Chess Club


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

More information in (pdf document).


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

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).

Follow the events on Vega: .

September 22nd 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).


September 25th 2019 - Auckland Interschools Finals 2019, Auckland.
Organised by Auckland Chess Association.

More details will follow.


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

More details will follow.


October 1st - 13th 2019 - World Youth u14, u16, u18 Chess Championship, Mumbai, INDIA.
Organised by All Marathi Chess Association (Maharashtra).

More information in or in (pdf document).


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

World Youth Chess Championship 2019


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.

Follow the event on Vega: .

Heritage Hotel Hanmer Springs

Venue: Heritage Hotel Hanmer Springs.


October 12th-19th 2019 - 6th New Caledonia Open, Noumea, NEW CALEDONIA.
Organised by Ligue d’Echecs de Nouvelle-Calédonie.

More information online in .


Printable Flyer/Brochure:

6th New Caledonia Open logo


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).

Follow the events on Vega: .

October 14th - 26th 2019 - World Junior Chess Championship, New Delhi, INDIA.
Organised by Delhi Chess Association with AICF.

More information in or in (pdf document).


Further information and applications for NZL representative player places through Winsome Stretch, NZCF Secretary. email: secretary@newzealandchess.co.nz.


October 19th-30th 2019 - 2nd Pattaya Open, D'varee Jomtien Beach, Pattaya, THAILAND.
Organised by 101 Chess Academy.

More information in .


Register with online .

Pattaya Open 2019


October 20th 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).


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

More information online in .

Follow the events on Vega: .

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).

Follow the events on Vega: .

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

More information in and (pdf document).

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, 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.

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


More information online in .


Follow the events on Vega: , , , .


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).

Follow the events on Vega: .

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.


More information online in .


Follow the events on Vega: , , , .


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

Printable Flyer/Brochure:

Contact (Email) for more information.


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


February 15th 2020 - Hawkes Bay Rapid, Napier.

More details will follow.


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

More information online in .

Printable Flyer/Brochure:

Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club


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

More details will follow.


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

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.