New Zealand Chess Federation

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This is the official team of the New Zealand Chess Federation (NZCF).

Click on the "Join team" button to join the New Zealand Players Team. Please note that players must:

* Provide their name in either their account name or profile
* Live in NZ, or be registered with FIDE under NZL, or be a NZ citizen

Please include your city/country in your profile or join request. Join requests will be declined if this information is not provided.


* Play and find like-minded and local NZ players or supporters of NZ chess
* Participate in regular online tournaments with NZ players
* Play for the NZ team in club team battles if a local club is not online or unable to provide sufficient numbers for Lichess team battles
Location: New Zealand


NZ Chess Federation Blitz Arena3+2 • Blitz • Rated • 2hInner team
NZ Chess Federation Blitz5+0 • Blitz • Rated6 rounds swiss
NZ Chess Federation Blitz Arena3+2 • Blitz • Rated • 2hInner team
NZ Chess Federation Bullet Arena1+0 • Bullet • Rated • 2hInner team
NZ Chess Federation Blitz Arena3+2 • Blitz • Rated • 2hInner team


Match with Mexican 🇲🇽 teamsAngel_durann •

They suggested Sunday 2 pm NZ time if possible, on Saturdays NZ time they are playing a tournament already. Thanks

Match with Mexican 🇲🇽 teamsAngel_durann •

Yes, it could be in arena format. The Mexican team can get more than 20 players. So we don't need to wait so long between every game.

Match with Mexican 🇲🇽 teamsCraig_Hall •

Hi Angel, Sounds interesting - would this be a team arena, or a different format?

Match with Mexican 🇲🇽 teamsAngel_durann •

Hi all, I'm Angel Duran, I've been living in New Zealand for more than 4 years. As a Mexican, I know mexican chess players who are interested to play with other teams. They would like to have the e

New Zealand Chess Federation forumLichess •

Welcome to the New Zealand Chess Federation forum! Only members of the team can post here, but everybody can read.

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