31 Dec 2018

NY Honours - Paul Spiller

From Summer Times, 8:55 am on 31 December 2018

Paul Spiller has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Chess, a game he is deeply passionate about. Paul has been involved in the world of New Zealand Chess for 40 years as an organiser and administrator, as well as playing the occasional game himself. 

He's been the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Zone 3.6 President since 2014 and he's the first New Zealander to hold that position. 

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