Poison Pawn

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Date registered: December 14, 2012
URL: http://poisonpawn.co.nz/

Latest posts

  1. North Island Chess Championship — February 24, 2013
  2. New Zealand School Pupil Championship — February 24, 2013
  3. A History of New Zealand Chess Championships — December 19, 2012
  4. NZCCA — December 17, 2012
  5. 2002-2006 NZ Team Trip Reports — December 17, 2012

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Dec 17

1996 New Zealand at the 32nd Chess Olympiad

“Unbelievable!”, “You dirty filthy animal”, “Scotty..Scotty..”, “I’m going to deck you..”, and “Si!” – phrases that amply sum up the New Zealand experience at the 32nd Olympiad held in Yerevan, Armenia. The Olympiad and associated 67th F.I.D.E. Congress was held from the 15th September to 2nd October 1996. The Olympiad was contested by 114 teams in the Open Section, more »

Dec 17

1985 6th Asian Cities Chess Campionship in Hong Kong

1985 6th Asian Cities Chess Campionship in Hong Kong Click the image to bring up the full news article.

Dec 17

1983 Asian Teams Championship in New Delhi

NEW ZEALAND AT THE ASIAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP By Bernard Carpinter (team captain) The New Zealand, chess team nearly didn’t go to the Asian Teams Championship in New Delhi. After some members of the original team defected, NZCA decided to cancel the trip. Then the net was cast wider, and lower, in the search for prospective more »

Dec 17

The History of the NZCCA

The genesis of the NZCCA goes back to the 1920s. In those days A.O. Gray from Christchurch was an overseas member of the British Correspondence Chess Association. In 1932 Gray persuaded the BCCA to conduct a tournament for New Zealand players only. By 1933 he had sufficient members for such an event and in that more »

Dec 17

Poison Pawn

Fischer Spassky

The sport of chess has been part of my life since 1972, captured like many by the Spassky-Fischer match. On this section of the website you can find information about correspondence chess and the NZCCA that administers that form of chess. I have played correspondence chess since 1976, was twice NZ champion in the days when computers more »

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