The Wellington Chess Club

Welcome

The Wellington Chess Club meets every Thursday evening (excluding January) from 7:30pm at the Wellington Bridge Club, 17 Tinakori Road Thorndon (see map below). Please note that play is suspended during Covid-19 alert level 2 or higher (we meet online only when normal play is suspended).

Please don't park at the Bridge Club, there's plenty of parking on Thorndon Quay (under the motorway) just a short walk away.

What's Hot Right Now

The Club Champs are finished, congratulations to convincing winners Anthony Ker (A Grade) and Robert Laking (B Grade).

The one night Blitz championship was won by Russell Dive and Ryan Winter. Finals crosstable;


                                  1  2  3  4  5  6
    1   Dive, Russell       3.5   *  ½  0  1  1  1
    2   Winter, Ryan        3.5   ½  *  0  1  1  1
    3   Ker, Anthony        3     1  1  *  0  0  1
    4   Croad, Nic          2     0  0  1  *  1  0
    5   Ackroyd, William    1.5   0  0  1  0  *  ½
    6   Forster, Bill       1.5   0  0  0  1  ½  *

The club is now closed until the end of January 2021. There is talk of some casual chess at the Southern Cross Pub before then.

What's Coming Up

Congress is on as usual, and it's not far away in Palmerston North. Details are on the NZCF Calendar.

Last update: 18th December 2020

Club Captain Ian Sellen's blog is a good alternative Wellington Chess Club web resource.