Friday Night Chess is a more-casual event than our main club night on Mondays.
The night is mainly be aimed at junior and newer players. There is space for adults, especially if they are available to help organise/supervise.
Start time is 6:45pm and finish time is around 8:30pm.
Schedules may include
- Rapid games ( 15mins + 5sec/move)
- Blitz games ( 5mins + 2sec/move)
- Knockout Tournaments (20mins + 0sec/move)
The evening is run by Alex Huang with the help of volunteers.
Entry is free for Club members and currently free for others.
Please contact Alex at 021-0543891, if you cannot make it to the night or have any enquiries about our next event.
The schedule can be found here: http://www.aucklandchess.nz/friday-chess/schedule/
Summer Rapid 15+5 (Feb 17th, 24th and March 3rd):
1st John Liu 2nd= Wang Ying, Zoe Guan, Simon Lyall and Elina Chen.
Fun Blitz 5+2 (March 10th/March 17th):
1st= Chris Thurner and Tom Fu 3rd Simon Lyall
Summer Knockout 20+0 [16 or 32 players] (March 24th and 31st):
Top 16 Rated Players will compete at this event. Please let me know as early as possible if you wants to play in this event.
Our Final 4 contestants are: Simon Lyall, Karl Holdo, Stephen Peak and Kendrick Zhang! Semi Finals and Finals are Best of 3. The colours will be randomised using a random number generator. 1-5 gets white, 6-10 gets black. If the result is 1.5-1.5, the player who had two blacks will win.
If you are knocked out of the Knockout, you will be playing in the Rando Rapid II.
Vega Link (for the entries): http://www.aucklandchess.nz/vega/2017j/FridayNight/SummerKnockout/
Results: (our play continues on the 31st March)
Rando Rapid I (March 24th):
Players who didn’t make it into the Summer Knockout tournament were to play in this tournament. Then, the other players who were knocked out from the Summer Knockout joined in too. Then, all the players joined in.
1st= Michael Steiner and Brian Zhao (9 wins each) 3rd= Philli Park-Tamati and Tomas Wang (7 wins each).
Rando Rapid II (31st March):