A coach will be available at each of the tournaments listed below to provide game analysis, preparation, coaching, psychological and moral support as well as limited supervision.
Squad members are encouraged to participate in at least 3 (three) Open Weekender events each year. If you are keen to participate in an event which is not listed, talk to your coach about what we can do to support you.
Sarapu Cup Tournaments (2nd Sunday of each month)
Youth Chess League (10 Sundays in Autumn, Winter and Spring)
Chess Power Interschool Tournaments are held twice each year in Term 2 and Term 3 in each regional zone in New Zealand. Make sure your school enters a team!
Bay of Plenty Rapid, Tauranga
Auckland Chess Centre Weekenders
Howick-Pakuranga Annual Latvian Rapidplay
Trusts Chess Open
NZ Junior Rapid Championship
NZ Junior Championship
North Island Championship
North Shore Open
Merv Morrison Memorial
Chess Power Champions Trophy
Chess Power Interschools National Finals (Your school will need to qualify to compete in this event)
Sarapu Cup Championship (Open to all but you will need to qualify to play in the Kings Championship Division)
NZ Rapid & Lightning Chess Championships