Canterbury Chess Club

57 members

This is the online presence for Canterbury Chess Club, New Zealand. The clubrooms are located at Unit 9, 27 Tyne St, Christchurch.

For information about the New Zealand Chess Congress, being held in Christchurch from January 2 to January 12, please see our forum post:

The club is now closed for 2021. The opening nights for 2022 will be:

  • THURSDAY - 6.15pm - 9pm: Casual and social play. All people of all ages are welcome. $2 per night charge for non-members. There may be impromptu blitz or rapid tournaments organized on the night. First night will be 13 January 2022.

  • WEDNESDAY - 7pm until finished. Competitive play for members. Part-year memberships are available. First night will be 2 Feb 2022.

The club is CVC-compliant as per being a close-contact activity; vaccine passes are mandatory for those over the age of 12 years and 3 months.

Club websites: , .

When applying to join this Lichess club: if you are not a club member then please give a brief introduction in your Join request, this is just so we can keep on top of player eligibility for NZCF interclub matches.

We have a club Discord server (voice and text chat), which is for club members, and social players and any other NZCF players too. The Discord server requires using your real name. Please send a direct message to me or otherwise contact the Club Secretary for the signup link.


Waiting 4 Traffic Light 211029 Team Battle3+2 • Blitz • Rated • 2h10 teams battle
NZCF October 1, 2021 Team Battle5+0 • Blitz • Rated • 2h10 teams battle
NZCF September 10, 2021 Team Battle3+2 • Blitz • Rated • 2h13 teams battle
NZCF September 3, 2021 Team Battle3+2 • Blitz • Rated • 2h12 teams battle
NZCF Lockdown August 2021 Team Battle3+2 • Blitz • Rated • 2h9 teams battle