New Zealand Chess Clubs
For a complete list of New Zealand Chess Clubs with contact information refer to the New Zealand Chess Clubs page.
Whangarei Chess Group
Kensington Table Tennis Hall (northern part of the ASB Sports Centre, Western Hills Drive)
Meets casually on Sundays from 1pm
Contact Diana Schaefer, ph 09-9727331
Auckland Chess Centre (Central Auckland)
17 Cromwell Street, Mt. Eden, Auckland.
Juniors: Meet Fridays, lesson then games, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.
Seniors: Meet Mondays, regular chess tournaments, 7.00 p.m.
Phone (09) 630 2042
Email President Bruce Wheeler firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (09) 623 2042.
North Shore Chess Club (North Shore, Auckland)
Corner College Road & Ernie Mays Street, Northcote, at Northcote Citizens Centre.
P.O. Box 33-587, Takapuna, Auckland 9.
Juniors: Meet Fridays 7.00 p.m.
Seniors: Meet Wednesdays 7.30 p.m.
Club President Helen Milligan
Papatoetoe Chess Club (South Auckland)
Papatoetoe RSA Bowling Club, 64 Cambridge Terrace, Papatoetoe
Juniors 6.00pm/Adults 7.00pm
Meets Wednesdays 6.00pm-10.00pm
President: Paul Norris;
Secretary: Katrine McCarthy.
Contact: John McRae, (09) 278 4520.
Remuera Junior Chess Club (Central Auckland)
Corner Armadale Road & Remuera Road, Remuera, at Remuera Bridge Club rooms.
Juniors: Meet Fridays 5.45 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.
President Angela Cook (09) 522 9656 or 021 138 5635.
Howick Pakuranga Chess Club (East Auckland)
Haseler Hall, below All Saints Church, Corner of Selwyn Road and The Glebe, Howick.
Juniors: Meet Tuesdays 6.00 p.m.
Seniors: Meet Tuesdays 7.30 p.m.
Secretary Ying Wang 021 718 718
Waitakere Chess Club (West Auckland)
Juniors: Meet Thursdays 6:15 p.m. Kelston Community Centre Hall, Cnr Gt North Rd & Awaroa Rd, Kelston
Seniors: Meet from 7.30 p.m.
President John Francis. Club Captain Bruce Pollard 027 435 8674.
Splice Auckland Inner-city Chessmates
Meets Mondays 6:30pm at Esquires Cafe
Contact: Stuart Vogel, 021-915-9805
Waiheke Chess Group
Meets Tuesdays 2-5pm in Oneroa Library.
Contact: Nigel Cooper, 372 7447 or 021 123 2402
Hamilton Chess Club
Manawatu Knights Chess Club
Contact: Mark Noble, phone 0273382040 or 06 3237003, email email@example.com.
Meets Mondays at 5:30pm at Feilding Intermediate, 95 East St, Feilding.
Also Tuesdays, 5.30pm - late, at Hokowhitu Bowling Club, Albert Street, Palmerston North.
Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club
Mount Maunganui R.S.A. (on Maunganui Road
Meets Monday nights at 6:00pm until 9:30pm.
President: Werner Corbe;
Contact: Caleb Wright (Secretary)
The Mount Chess Club
3 Acacia Court, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga.
Meets Mondays 1pm to 4pm at St Thomas More Church, 17 Gloucester Rd, Mt Maunganui.
$3 a session, including all equipment and refreshments.
Contact Bob or Viv (07)5755845 (res.) 0274786282 or 0211623342;
Hawke's Bay Chess
Oakdale, 559, Raukawa Road, RD4, Hastings 4174.
Meets every Wednesday evening at 6:15pm in the school term at room 306, Havelock North High School. Contact & Secretary: Stewart Hyslop,
Phone (06) 8798078.
New Plymouth Chess Club
11 Gilbert St, New Plymouth.
Meets Tuesdays, 7.30pm.
President Colin Bell 06-769-9419;
Contact Errol Tuffery 06-758-2626
Wanganui Chess Club
14 Ashton Tce, Castlecliff, Wanganui
Meets Mondays at 7pm
Contact: Bill Maddren
Kapati Chess Club
Gisborne Eastern Knights
Mormon Church, Cochraine St, Elgin
Meets Tuesdays, 6:00pm - 8.00pm
President and contact: Colin Albert,
Secretary Jane Luiten.
Tolaga Bay Chess
Mormon Chapel, Main Road, Tolaga Bay
Meets Wednesdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm (and during school holidays)
Contact Bailey J. Sadlier (Captain & Founder)
Wellington Chess Club
Meets Thursdays 7.30pm, Wellington Bridge Club, 17 Tinakori Road, Thorndon.
President and contact: Ross Jackson
Ph 04-902-1707, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Secretary: Brian Nijman, PO Box 12570, Wellington,
Upper Hutt Chess Club
Hapai Building, 879-881 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt.
Meets Mondays at 7.30pm,
Contact: Roger Smith, Club Captain,
Tel 04 971-6528,
Blenheim Chess Club
Meets @ Joocy Loocy every Sunday 10:00-13:00
And also on Wednesday night at the clubs of Marlborough Bridge rooms at 6.30 pm until 8.00 pm
North Canterbury Chess Club
Rangiora War Memorial Hall
Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7:00 - 9:30pm,
President Scott Stringer;
Secretary/Treasurer Mark Williams,
Canterbury Chess Club
Unit 9, 27 Tyne Street (off Mandeville Street)
Meets Wednesdays 7.30pm; Juniors 6:15pm,
President: Chris Benson, email email@example.com;
Secretary and contact: Craig Hall, Ph. (021) 1289-543,
Treasurer: Richie Christie
UChess (University of Canterbury Chess Club)
Otago Chess Club
7 Maitland St, Dunedin
Meets Wednesdays 7.30pm
Social chess: 1pm Tuesdays
Juniors: during term time, from 6:30pm Fridays
President: Bob Clarkson
Secretary: Leighton Nicholls
Enquiries: contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Otago University Chess Club
Croque-o-dile Cafe, Dunedin Botanical Gardens
Meets every Friday, 10am-12:30pm
Contact: Samson Roman Kazakov,
Nelson Chess Club
Cnr of Waimea Road and Quarantine Road.
Meets 1st Wednesday of every month (except January) 7:30pm-9:30pm
Contact Dan Dolejs, 027-687-1447 or 538-0707.
New Coasters office, Albert Mall (by the library).
Thursdays 6:30 - 8:30pm
All ages and abilities welcome. We are happy to teach beginners. Please bring a small donation to go towards electricity.
Ashburton Chess Club
Meets twice a week
Contact John Garrett, email@example.com