Events coming up – January to March

There are several Chess and other events coming up.

18 January – Locksport Auckland first meeting

Interested in learning lock picking for fun? LockSport Auckland is starting up and their first meeting is the evening of January 18th. See their Meetup group for details.

23 January – ACC Junior Rapid

During the day on Monday January 23rd the 1st ACC Junior Rapid for 2016 will take place. See the New Zealand Chess Calendar for details.

23 January – Simultaneous Display at the Chess Centre

At 7pm we plan for one or two of the top ACC players to take on all comers at the Chess Centre in a Simultaneous Display. We are currently planning on 2016 Club Champion Bruce Watson plus another top ACC player Mike Steadman.

The field limit is around 30. There is usually enough room for those interested in playing but email to guarantee your place. People signed up so far:

  • Neil Sonnakis
  • David Ansell

27 – 30 January – Auckland Anniversary Weekender

Over the Long Weekend there will be a 7 round tournament at the Auckland Chess Centre. See the New Zealand Chess Calendar for details.

13 February – First club competition night

The first normal Club night will be February the 13th. That night will be round one of the Summer cup.

4-5 March – Auckland Backgammon Tournament

Two days of backgammon at the at Onehunga RSA. See their Eventfinda page for more details and how to enter.