Category: History

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 »