|5 January 2021||No Meeting|
|19 January 2021||Freeplay|
|2 February 2021||Club Ladder #1|
|16 February 2021||Freeplay|
|2 March 2021||Club Ladder #2|
|16 March 2021||Freeplay|
|6 April 2021||AGM / Freeplay|
|20 April 2021||Freeplay|
|4 May 2021||Freeplay|
|18 May 2021||Club Ladder #3|
|1 June 2021||Freeplay|
|15 June 2021||Club Ladder #4|
|6 July 2021||Midwinter Blitz|
|20 July 2021||Club Ladder #5|
|3 August 2021||Freeplay|
|17 August 2021||Club Ladder #6|
|7 September 2021||Freeplay|
|21 September 2021||Junior Tournament / Freeplay|
|5 October 2021||Freeplay|
|19 October 2021||Freeplay|
|2 November 2021||Kings Gambit 1/2|
|16 November 2021||Kings Gambit 1/2|
|7 December 2021||Freeplay|
|21 December 2021||End of Year Blitz|
|4 January 2022||No Meeting|
|18 January 2022||Freeplay|
Usual date sequence is first & third Tuesday of the month.
Champion: Jamie Munro (5.0/5)
Final Results » 2021 Mid Winter Blitz…
Winners » Jamie Munro, Ezra Watson & Scott Stringer (5.0/6)
Our year ending tournament was the annual End-Of-Year-Blitz played at 5 minutes per player per game.
Congratulations to Jamie, Ezra & Scott for sharing first place in the competition.
It was great to see Ezra return to the club with a strong performance. Ezra brought with him Jack & Mitchell who both have earned their first provisional Blitz rating..
Full Results » 2020 End of Year Blitz…
10 players contested the Club Ladder this year. In all 18 games were played.
Congratulations to Scott Stringer who retained the Club championship.
The final was a torrid affair against Jamie, who's provisional standard rating is now the second highest of all our active players. Alex Fulton (third place) has the highest provisional rating at over 1800!
Full Results » 2020 Club Ladder…
Six rounds were played over two nights (20 Nov & 04 Dec 2018) with ten players taking part.
It was delightful to see Stuart return to the club and prove he is still a force to be reckoned with over a chess board!
Winner » Stuart Whitham
Runner-Up » Scott Stringer
Full Results » 2018 King's Gambit…
Overall winner: Nathan Houghton
Our 2018 Junior tournament was the same size as last year, wth only four players taking part. The small number didn't dilute the quality of chess played!
Defending junior champion Nathan Houghton successfully defended his title.
Full results » 2018 Junior Competition…
- West Eyreton Wizards
2016 Most Valuable Player
- William Bretherton (West Eyreton Wizards)
Place Name Score 1 WEST EYRETON WIZARDS 20 2 ASHGROVE ACES 15 3-4 NORTH LOBURN KNIGHTS 13 LEITHFIELD LEGENDS 13 5 AMBERLEY KNIGHTS 12.5 6 ASHGROVE ARCHERS 10 7-8 WEST EYRETON WARRIORS 8.5 AMBERLEY ROOKS 8.5 9 WEST EYRETON WILD CATS 7.52018 Junior School Tournament - Full Results
North Canterbury Chess' regular meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month
7pm - 9.30pm
Rangiora War Memorial Centre
Corner of High Street & Albert Street, Rangiora.
Special events and competitions may be held at other times and venues. See the Calendar above for dates of these events.
North Canterbury Chess is a chess club which operates out of Rangiora, New Zealand. We are run by an elected executive comprising President, Vice-President and Secretary/Treasurer with up to two additional untitled councilors.
Our club is a non-profit organization. This status is detailed in our constitution and is recognised by New Zealand's sole taxation agency - the Inland Revenue Department.
We formed 12 September 2001, and since 2002 have been affiliated with the New Zealand Chess Federation (NZCF) the governing body for chess in New Zealand.
From our constitution…
2.1 To encourage & foster the game of chess, with emphasis in the North Canterbury area.
2.2 To arrange and run matches, tournaments & competitions and other chess events.
We also organize school lectures, tuition, as well as our social & competitive chess events.
We are governed by New Zealand law, our constitution, NZCF regulations and FIDE rules. So long as we don't act outside these constraints we are free to organize chess (and other) events as we see fit.
We operate a democratic policy toward decision making.