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Papatoetoe Rapid 2022

Papatoetoe Rapid 2022 is a chess event incorporating the 35th Papatoetoe Rapid Open and 6th Papatoetoe Junior Rapid tournaments.

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Merv Morrison Memorial 2022

Merv Morrison Memorial 2022 is a 6 round chess tournament from 22nd to 24th October 2022 at the Auckland Chess Centre.

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South Island Championships 2022

South Island Championships 2022 is an official NZCF chess championships held over 8 rounds in Invercargill from 5th to 8th October 2022.

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Death of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II died in Balmoral on 8 September 2022 at age 96. As a nation, New Zealand mourns the loss of our longest-reigning Sovereign.


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Hawkes Bay Rapid 2023

Hawkes Bay Rapid 2023 comprise 3 separate swiss system chess tournaments of 6 rounds on 11th February 2023 at Taradale, Napier.

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17th Bay of Plenty Rapid 2023

17th Bay of Plenty Rapid 2023 comprise 3 separate rapid chess tournaments of 6 rounds at Bay of Plenty Masonic Centre, Hairini, Tauranga.

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Latvian Rapid 2023

Latvian Rapid 2023 comprises four separate 6 round rapid chess tournaments at Pakuranga, Auckland held on Saturday 18th March 2023.

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