The Auckland Chess Centre Winter Cup was played during September and October across 7 rounds. A & B grade were 8 player round-Robin competitions while C Grade was a Swiss with around 50 players.
The winner was of the A Grade was Bruce Watson with 5 points (4 wins, 2 draws, 1 lose).
Second place was Allen Fan with 4.5 ( 4 wins, 1 draw, 2 unplayed games)
Third equal were John Duneas and Mike Steadman on 4.0 points.
Winner of the Winter Cup B Grade was Don Eade with 5.5 points (3 wins, 1 default win, 3 draws, 1 lose)
Second place was Alex Nagorski on 5.0 points. Alex won his first 5 games but lost the last two to just be overtaken by Don.
Third equal on 4.5 points was Richard Taylor and Paul MacDonald.
Vega Website for the Winter Cup B Grade
First equal in the C Grade was Clinton Wells and Everett Bishop on 6 points. Both players drew against each other and had one other draw.
Third place was Oliver Picken on 5.5. Oliver lives out of town so he had 3 half-point byes but won his other 4 games.
Vega Website for the Winter Cup C Grade