The Trusts Open is the best weekender in New Zealand. It is an open tournament for all ages and abilities with 4 grades.
See Hall of Fame for past winners
Auckland Girls Championship
A tournament for any girl of school age in 3 age groups. In 2021 a record 230 girls played.
The NZ Chess Federation started the Championship in 2001 to encourage more girls to play chess.
Numerous girls who have competed in this event have gone on to represent NZ.
The Waitakere Chess Club has organized the tournament from the beginning – 23 years ago.
New Zealand Women’s Championship
A NZ Chess Federation tournament being run with the assistance of the Waitakere Chess Club. There are 2 divisions that women or girls can play in – Championship or Reserve.