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September 22, 2018
  • Nell Van de Graaff Classic

    Starts: September 22, 2018
    Ends: September 23, 2018
    Location: Hinterland Hotel / Motel, 53 Station St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
    Description:

    The Nell Van de Graaff Classic is held in memorial for Nell and her love of chess. 

    The event is a 7 round swiss which has the unique element of a teams component for some additional prizes! This event is always well attended with 112 players in 2017!

    Come and join the fun for what will be another exciting weekend of chess.

    For full information, please see the flyer.

    All players, MUST be members of the Chess Association of Queensland! 

September 27, 2018
  • Queensland Championships

    Starts: September 27, 2018
    Ends: October 1, 2018
    Location: Latvian Hall, Bank Ln, Woolloongabba QLD 4102, Australia
    Description:

    The annual Queensland Championships is back once again on the October long weekend! This years venue will be the Latvian Hall, which is very central to accommodation, food, and transport.

    The event is always highly anticipated on the chess calendar and attracts a high quality field!

    This event is rating restricted to players over 1700 ACF, or 1800 FIDE. If you do not meet these requirements please submit an application - see flyer for more information.

    For full details see the flyer.

October 13, 2018
  • QLD Women's and Girls

    Starts: October 13, 2018
    Ends: October 14, 2018
    Location: Loreto College, Coorparoo QLD 4151, Australia
    Description:

    Full details can be seen on the flyer here

    A reminder that to play in this event you will need to be a CAQ Member. To become a member, please sign up at CAQ Membership    

October 19, 2018
  • QLD Schools Finals - Girls

    Starts: October 19, 2018
    Ends: October 19, 2018

October 20, 2018
  • QLD Schools Finals - Open

    Starts: October 20, 2018
    Ends: October 21, 2018
    Location: Brisbane QLD, Australia
October 27, 2018
  • Leo Wilkinson Memorial

    Starts: October 27, 2018
    Ends: October 28, 2018
    Location: Redcliffe QLD 4020, Australia
    Description:

    The Leo Wilkinson Memorial is a category 5 ACF and CAQ Grand Prix event with a huge prize pool thanks the generous sponsorship of BBC Painting.

    Full information can be found on the LWM Flyer.

November 10, 2018
  • Queensland Veterans Championship

    Starts: November 10, 2018
    Ends: November 11, 2018

    Description:

    Full details can be seen on the flyer here

    A reminder that to play in this event you will need to be a CAQ Member. To become a member, please sign up at CAQ Membership  

November 17, 2018
  • Queensland Teams Championships

    Starts: November 17, 2018
    Ends: November 17, 2018

December 1, 2018
  • Australian Schools Team Finals

    Starts: December 1, 2018
    Ends: December 2, 2018
    Location: Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
December 2, 2018
  • CAQ AGM

    Starts: December 2, 2018
    Ends: December 2, 2018

  • Queensland Blitz Championship

    Starts: December 2, 2018
    Ends: December 2, 2018

December 8, 2018
  • Brisbane Open

    Starts: December 8, 2018
    Ends: December 9, 2018
    Location: Brisbane QLD, Australia
December 16, 2018
  • Brisbane v Gold Coast Shield

    Starts: December 16, 2018
    Ends: December 16, 2018

    Description:

    Re-born in 2018 after many years comes the battle of the regions, Brisbane v Gold Coast!

    The event will run with 5 players from Brisbane versus 5 players from Gold Coast in each of the following divisions:

    Under 8
    Under 10
    Under 12
    Under 12 Girls
    Under 14
    Under 16
    Under 18
    Under 18 Girls

    Players will play 2 games against the same opponent and scores will be totalled at the end.

    More information coming soon!

  • Queensland Junior Blitz Championships

    Starts: December 16, 2018
    Ends: December 16, 2018

January 25, 2019
  • 2019 FIDE Open

    Starts: January 25, 2019
    Ends: January 28, 2019
    Location: Lonestar Tavern, Markeri St, Mermaid Waters QLD 4218, Australia
    Description:

    Following the success of the 2018 event, the FIDE Open is back for Australia Day weekend 2019!

    The event will be another hotly contested event with players of all levels able to participate.

    For full details, please see the FIDE Open Flyer.