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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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Otago Winter Rapid 2023

Otago Winter Rapid 2023 is a chess tournament held over 6 rounds on a Sunday afternoon at the Otago Chess Club in Dunedin.

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Summit Rookies June 2023

Summit Rookies June 2023 are two 6 round rapid chess tournaments that are held on a Sunday afternoon at Alexandra Park, Greenlane, Auckland.

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Peter Stuart Memorial 2023

Peter Stuart Memorial 2023 (formerly North Shore Open) also incoporating the North Island Championship held from 13th to 16th July 2023.

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