by Guy Burns

The Kapiti Coast now has a new chess champion. Gordon Lyall is the clear winner in Kapiti Chess Club’s 2018 championship. With one defeat and four draws in the 12 round series, he managed to win by 2 points from his nearest challenger Ross Jackson. Kapiti Chess Club will be changing its venue, starting February 2019, to the Salvation Army Hall (back entrance) 41 Bluegum Rd, Paraparaumu Beach, Wednesdays at 7:30 pm.