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February 22, 2020
  • Queensland Reserves and Tin Cup

    Starts: February 22, 2020
    Ends: February 23, 2020
    Location: Hinterland Hotel, 53 Station St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
    Description:

    The Queensland Reserves Championships and Tin Cup is the first major event of the year and provides an opportunity for players rated under 1750 ACF to win a tournament without the usual 2000+ rated players.

    In the history of the Tin Cup, nobody has won the event twice....will this be the year?

    As the Queensland Reserves Championship, this event also doubles as a qualifier for the Queensland Championships later in the year.

    The venue is TBC, however don't miss this great opportunity to play FIDE rated games!

    For full information, please see the flyer.

March 21, 2020
  • Darling Downs Open

    Starts: March 21, 2020
    Ends: March 22, 2020
    Location: Toowoomba Grammar Junior Hall, Herries St, East Toowoomba QLD 4350, Australia
    Description:

    A category 2 ACF/CAQ event, the Darling Downs Open shows the renewed growth of chess in the region. Take a trip out to Toowoomba to enjoy what promises to be an excellent weekend of chess, with a late start on Saturday and a solid prize fund!

    Full information can be found on the flyer.

April 4, 2020
  • April Open

    Starts: April 4, 2020
    Ends: April 5, 2020
    Location: Grace Lutheran College Rothwell Campus, Anzac Ave & Mewes Road, Rothwell QLD 4022, Australia
    Description:

    The first weekender up in the Redcliffe region for the year. This event is an ever popular and switches between March and April depending on availability and other events on the calendar.

    Full information can be seen on the flyer.

May 30, 2020
  • 55th Peninsula Open

    Starts: May 30, 2020
    Ends: May 31, 2020
    Location: Grace Lutheran College Rothwell Campus, Anzac Ave & Mewes Road, Rothwell QLD 4022, Australia
    Description:

     Presented by BBC Painting and Redcliffe Chess Club

    The venue is F BLOCK at  Grace Lutheran College, Buchanan Street Rothwell.

    Park near the swimming pool!

    More details on the Flyer

July 2, 2020
  • Gold Coast Open

    Starts: July 2, 2020
    Ends: July 6, 2020
    Location: Quality Hotel Mermaid Waters, 97 Markeri St, Mermaid Waters QLD 4218, Australia
    Description:

    The biggest event of the year is back once again with the opportunity for GM and other Norms. There are three tournaments with a Premier, Major and Minor.

    With accommodation and meals available on site, it's easy to come and play. GM Ian Rogers will be here for his live commentary and with JETS following directly after the event, this promises to be a massive tournament!

    See all the details on the flyer.

July 11, 2020
  • Wendy Terry Memorial

    Starts: July 11, 2020
    Ends: July 12, 2020
    Location: Grace Lutheran College Rothwell Campus, Anzac Ave & Mewes Road, Rothwell QLD 4022, Australia
    Description:

    Following hot on the heels of the busy holiday period of events, comes one final chance to get the chess fix before school goes back!

    Another wonderful tournament for players of all ages and abilities!

    Full information here.

September 19, 2020
  • Nell Van de Graaff Classic

    Starts: September 19, 2020
    Ends: September 19, 2020
    Location: Hinterland Hotel, 53 Station St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
    Description:

    One of Queensland's strongest tournaments each year, the Nell van de Graaff Classic is a 7 round swiss event which features a unique teams component that allows players of all abilities and ages to compete for prizes!

    Make sure you get involved and join the 100+ expected players.

    Full information can be found on the flyer.

September 26, 2020
  • 2020 Leo Wilkinson Memorial

    Starts: September 26, 2020
    Ends: September 27, 2020
    Location: Grace Lutheran College Rothwell Campus, Anzac Ave & Mewes Road, Rothwell QLD 4022, Australia
    Description:

    2020 Leo Wilkinson Memorial Open Chess Event

    Presented by BBC Painting and Redcliffe Chess Club

    The time control is 60 minutes each plus 20 seconds a move from move 1.

    For more information please see the Flyer

October 10, 2020
  • Queensland Womens and Girls Championship

    Starts: October 10, 2020
    Ends: October 11, 2020
    Location: Loreto College, 415 Cavendish Rd, Coorparoo QLD 4151, Australia
    Description:

    The annual Queensland Womens and Girls Championship is back once again for 2020 and we will hopefully see a great field taking part in the event!

    For full information, please see the flyer.

November 7, 2020
  • Queensland Seniors Championships

    Starts: November 7, 2020
    Ends: November 8, 2020
    Location: St Joseph's Primary School Bracken Ridge, 30 Eldorado St, Bracken Ridge QLD 4017, Australia
    Description:

    The Queensland Championship for players 50 and over! Often becoming a very social occasion, don't miss great tournament.

    All information on the flyer.