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August 3, 2019
  • North Queensland Open

    Starts: August 3, 2019
    Ends: August 4, 2019
    Location: Cowboys Leagues Club, 313-335 Flinders St, Townsville QLD 4810, Australia

    North Queensland Open is back again! Make sure to sign up and get involved in another great event put on by the Townsville Chess Club.

    See flyer for details.

August 10, 2019
  • Bundaberg Open

    Starts: August 10, 2019
    Ends: August 11, 2019
    Location: Thabeban State School, 270 Goodwood Rd, Thabeban QLD 4670, Australia

    Having successfully held the Queensland Open at the same venue last year, the Bundaberg Chess Club is pleased to present  the Bundaberg Open 2019.

    With a late start on Saturday to allow Brisbanites to travel up, this promises to be another great event.

    Full information on the draft flyer, whilst there will also be a Master Class from IM Wohl on the Friday!

August 24, 2019
  • Cairns Open

    Starts: August 24, 2019
    Ends: August 25, 2019
    Location: Trinity Anglican School, 200 Progress Rd, White Rock QLD 4868, Australia

    With nearly 40 players taking in 2018, the Cairns Open is back once again!

    The event provides an opportunity for local juniors to mix it up with seasoned adult players and get quality analysis of their games.

    Andrew and Shaun will be back again this players or arbiters, that is the question!

    A reminder, that all players must be registered with CAQ to participate in this event, and moves must be recorded.

    For full details, please see this flyer.

    Many thanks again to Trinity Anglican School, for graciously sponsoring this event through their use of their venue and staff.

September 7, 2019
  • Toowoomba Open

    Starts: September 7, 2019
    Ends: September 8, 2019
    Location: Toowoomba QLD, Australia

    2019 Toowoomba Open. See Flyer for full details. 

September 21, 2019
  • Nell Van De Graaff Classic

    Starts: September 21, 2019
    Ends: September 22, 2019
    Location: Hinterland Hotel / Motel, 53 Station St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
September 28, 2019
  • Leo Wilkinson Memorial

    Starts: September 28, 2019
    Ends: September 29, 2019
    Location: Grace Lutheran College Rothwell Campus, Anzac Ave & Mewes Road, Rothwell QLD 4022, Australia
October 3, 2019
  • Queensland Championships

    Starts: October 3, 2019
    Ends: October 7, 2019

October 12, 2019
  • Queensland Women's and Girl's Championship

    Starts: October 12, 2019
    Ends: October 13, 2019
    Location: Loreto College, Coorparoo QLD 4151, Australia

    The Annual Women's and Girl's Championship!

    Full details on the flyer.

November 16, 2019
  • Queensland Veteran's Championship

    Starts: November 16, 2019
    Ends: November 17, 2019
    Location: St Joseph's Primary School Bracken Ridge, 30 Eldorado St, Bracken Ridge QLD 4017, Australia

    Designed for players over the age of 50! Come along and compete in the Queensland Veterans Championship!

    Full information on the flyer.

November 30, 2019
  • The Charm City Motel Open

    Starts: November 30, 2019
    Ends: December 1, 2019
    Location: Thabeban State School, 270 Goodwood Rd, Thabeban QLD 4670, Australia

    The Charm City Motel Open is a new tournament this year being held in Bundaberg.

    The organisers always put on a friendly, well run event so make sure to support this great event.

    For full details, check out the information flyer.

December 8, 2019
  • Queensland Blitz Championships

    Starts: December 8, 2019
    Ends: December 8, 2019


    Starts: December 8, 2019
    Ends: December 8, 2019

December 15, 2019
  • Queensland Teams Championships

    Starts: December 15, 2019
    Ends: December 15, 2019

January 18, 2020
  • Australian Juniors

    Starts: January 18, 2020
    Ends: January 26, 2020
    Location: The Southport School, 8-16 Lupus St, Southport QLD 4215, Australia

    Full website and details coming soon, but we are delighted to be able to confirm The Southport School as our naming rights sponsor and host.

    The schedule will be the same as in previous years, allowing the opportunity for Under 8 and 10 players to take part in the Under 12, or girls events for those eligible.

    Please see for information as it becomes available.