The 2018 Auckland Chess Centre Club Champs is across 9 rounds in June though August. The A and B grades are 10 player round robins while the C grade is a Swiss ( with just over 60 players). All Grades are NZCF rated while the A and B grades are FIDE rated.
Watson and Garbett lead after two rounds with 2/2 . The top two seeds (Hague and Kulashko) drew against each other.
Biggest upset in the first two round as was Gordon Morrell getting a draw against Daniel Gong in round 2.
After two rounds only Don Eade is undefeated. Top seed Paul MacDonald beat second seed Nathan Goodhue but drew his other game.
Lyall drew with MacDonald in round 1
Nicole Qin beat Alex Nagorski in Round 2
Tim Ha beat Caroline Yan in round 2
10 players were on 2 points after 2 rounds.
Upsets in round 1:
Selena Hu beat Jason Huang
Jeffery Yu beat Virginia Milne
Joe Wang drew with Arkadi Poliakevitch
Upsets in Round 2:
Brian Zhao beat Toby Zhang
Isabelle Ning beat Andrew Michael
Felix Xie beat Euan McDougall
Hannah Xu beat Leo Li
Philip Te Whata beat Aaron Wang