Coming Events

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November 9, 2018
  • Marcus Porter Memorial

    Starts: November 9, 2018
    Ends: November 9, 2018
    Location: Marist College Ashgrove, 142 Frasers Rd, Ashgrove QLD 4060, Australia
    Description:

    The Marcus Porter Memorial is back in memorial of the fun loving Marcus Porter who tragically passed away in a car accident a few years back.

    The event is a fun rapid event, with a special prize for playing Marcus' favourite opening, the Grob!

    Full details can be found on the flyer, and this is certainly a great event to get behind.

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
    Location: Hinterland Hotel / Motel, 53 Station St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
    Description:

    The Queensland Teams Championship is back once again for what promises to be an exciting day of chess!

    Teams of 6 are required and can be made up of any 6 players.

    This year the event will be at Hinterland Hotel, which is a very popular venue due to the multiple food outlets around (and on site).

    Full details can be found on the flyer.

December 1, 2018
  • Australian Schools Team Finals

    Starts: December 1, 2018
    Ends: December 2, 2018
    Location: Prince Alfred College, 23 Dequetteville Terrace, Kent Town SA 5067, Australia
    Description:

    The Australian Schools Teams Championship will be held at Prince Alfred College over the weekend of 1 and 2 December.

    This is for qualifying teams only.

December 2, 2018
  • Queensland Blitz Championship

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

  • CAQ AGM

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

December 16, 2018
  • Brisbane v Gold Coast Shield

    Starts: December 16, 2018
    Ends: December 16, 2018
    Location: Hinterland Hotel / Motel, 53 Station St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
    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
    Location: Hinterland Hotel / Motel, 53 Station St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
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.

July 5, 2019
  • Norfolk Island Social Chess Challenge

    Starts: July 5, 2019
    Ends: July 13, 2019
    Location: Norfolk Island
    Description:

    The Norfolk Island Social Chess Challenge is designed to bring together a competitive chess tournament and a love of travel to provide a unique experience.

    The week long adventure will see players have the opportunity to not only enjoy 3 days of competitive chess (with $2000 in prizes!), but to explore the historic Norfolk Island via a combination of self exploration and organised tours.

    For those flying from Sydney, the trip will run from July 5 to July 12, and those travelling from Brisbane will travel on July 6 and July 13.

    Organised by Go See Touring and supported by the Chess Association of Queensland and Gardiner Chess, make sure you see all the details on the flyer and don't miss this fantastic opportunity!

    Event Flyer
    Booking Form

    *Note, that if minimum numbers are not reached, the event will not go ahead.

    For any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Michelle Baker at Go See Touring via michelle@goseetouring.com.