Coming Events

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June 16, 2018
  • Wendy Terry Memorial

    Starts: June 16, 2018
    Ends: June 17, 2018
    Location: Grace Lutheran College Rothwell Campus, Anzac Ave & Mewes Road, Rothwell QLD 4022, 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  

June 28, 2018
  • Gold Coast Open

    Starts: June 28, 2018
    Ends: July 2, 2018
    Location: Gold Coast QLD, Australia
    Description:

    The biggest event on the QLD calendar ramps up further this year with some changes. The newly named Premier Division (Formerly Open) will now be 9 rounds with the goal of creating Norm opportunities for both players and arbiters. The Major (was u1600) will now be 7 rounds and also FIDE rated, whilst the minor (u1200) has a longer time control and a higher threshold.

    Premier - June 28 to Jul 2
    Major - June 29 to Jul 1
    Minor - June 30 and Jul 1

    For the flyer, please click here.

July 3, 2018
  • QLD Juniors

    Starts: July 3, 2018
    Ends: July 6, 2018
    Location: Nudgee College, 2199 Sandgate Rd, Boondall QLD 4034, Australia
    Description:

    The Queensland Juniors will be held at the Tierney Auditorium, Nudgee College. The event will be run by Gardiner Chess and registrations can be made through their website.

    Please see the attached flyer for full details of the event.

    Under 8's - Tuesday 3rd
    Under 10's - Wednesday 4th
    Under 12's - Thursday 5th and Friday 6th
    Under 18's - Tuesday 3rd to Friday 6th

    All players MUST be CAQ Financial members ($20/year or $50/ 3 years).

July 21, 2018
  • Mackay Open

    Starts: July 21, 2018
    Ends: July 22, 2018
    Location: Harrup Park Country Club, 89 Juliet St, South Mackay QLD 4740, Australia
    Description:

    The Mackay Open 2018 will once again be held at the Harrup Park Country Club but this time in their new function rooms!

    With $2000 in prizes this promises to be a great event once again!

    The full information flyer can be seen here.

    As always, to participate in this event you will need to be a member of the Chess Association of Queensland.

August 11, 2018
  • North Queensland Open

    Starts: August 11, 2018
    Ends: August 12, 2018

August 25, 2018
  • Cairns Open

    Starts: August 25, 2018
    Ends: August 26, 2018
    Location: Trinity Anglican School, 200 Progress Rd, White Rock QLD 4868, Australia
    Description:

    The 2018 Cairns Open will be the first weekend event to be held in Cairns in a number of years. With junior participation in the school events at an all time high this is a great event for players who are serious about their chess and about improving.

    The event is proudly sponsored and hosted by Trinity Anglican School.

    The event will feature a number of adults of all levels and is also designed for the top primary players and a large number of secondary students.

    If in doubt, please ask Andrew who can provide guidance whether this event is suitable or not.

    Registration at 9.30am
    Rounds (both days) 10.00am, 12.30pm, 3.00pm.

    Entry fee of $50 payable on the day.

    Flyer coming soon.

September 8, 2018
  • Bundaberg / Queensland Open

    Starts: September 8, 2018
    Ends: September 9, 2018
    Location: Bundaberg QLD 4670, Australia
    Description:

    This years Bundaberg Open incorporates the Queensland Open, making it even bigger and better!

    With GM Moulthun Ly already confirmed, make sure you check out all the details and get involved.

    See all information on the flyer.

September 22, 2018
  • Nell Van de Graaff Classic

    Starts: September 22, 2018
    Ends: September 23, 2018
    Location: Gold Coast QLD, Australia
September 27, 2018
  • Queensland Championships

    Starts: September 27, 2018
    Ends: October 1, 2018
    Location: Brisbane QLD, Australia
October 13, 2018
  • QLD Women's and Girls

    Starts: October 13, 2018
    Ends: October 14, 2018
    Location: Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie), Oaklands Parade, East Brisbane QLD 4169, 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
November 17, 2018
  • Queensland Veterans Championship

    Starts: November 17, 2018
    Ends: November 18, 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  

December 1, 2018
  • Australian Schools Team Finals

    Starts: December 1, 2018
    Ends: December 2, 2018
    Location: Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
December 8, 2018
  • Brisbane Open

    Starts: December 8, 2018
    Ends: December 9, 2018
    Location: Brisbane QLD, Australia