Coming Events

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September 16, 2017
  • Nell Van de Graaff Classic

    Starts: September 16, 2017
    Ends: September 17, 2017
    Location: Arundel Hills Country Club, Arundel Pl, Arundel QLD 4214, Australia
    Description:

    The Nell Van de Graaff event is back in 2017 - come and help us celebrate Nell who was 102 this year before her passing in mid August. The tournament is unique in the team prizes available as well.

    GM Ian Rogers will be on site doing commentary during the weekend so don't miss fabulous opportunity to soak up some wonderful chess knowledge.

    Full details can be seen on the flyer- http://caq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Nell-Van-De-Graaff-Classic-2017.pdf.

    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

September 23, 2017
  • Leo Wilkinson Memorial

    Starts: September 23, 2017
    Ends: September 24, 2017
    Location: Grace Lutheran College Rothwell Campus, Anzac Ave & Mewes Road, Rothwell QLD 4022, Australia
    Description:

    The Leo Wilkinson Memorial this year is a category 5 CAQ and ACF event! With $4000 in prize money + 4 rating groups this promises to be an exciting event with a great turnout!

    Don't miss your chance to get involved!!

    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

September 28, 2017
  • Queensland Championships

    Starts: September 28, 2017
    Ends: October 2, 2017

    Description:

    The Queensland Championships is the pinnacle event for chess in Queensland.This prestigious event has a wonderful history and is regularly one of the strongest events in QLD.

    Restricted to players with higher ratings (see flyer for details) this provides a high quality event. Spectators are welcome.

    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 7, 2017
  • Queensland Women's and Girls

    Starts: October 7, 2017
    Ends: October 8, 2017

    Description:

    Organised by the QWCL.

    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 13, 2017
  • Queensland Girls Schools Finals

    Starts: October 13, 2017
    Ends: October 13, 2017

October 14, 2017
  • Queensland Schools Finals

    Starts: October 14, 2017
    Ends: October 15, 2017
    Location: Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie), Oaklands Parade, East Brisbane QLD 4169, Australia
October 20, 2017
  • Marcus Porter Memorial

    Starts: October 20, 2017
    Ends: October 20, 2017
    Location: Marist College Ashgrove, 142 Frasers Rd, Ashgrove QLD 4060, Australia
    Description:

    The Marcus Porter Memorial is the annual memorial event to honour the late Marcus Porter who brought such life to any event that he played in.

    Full details can be seen on the Flyer. http://caq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Marcus-Porter-Memorial-2017.pdf

    This event is always a fun event - with bonus awards for those playing Marcus' favourite opening - The Grob (1.g4 or 1...g5).

October 27, 2017
  • Marcus Porter Memorial

    Starts: October 27, 2017
    Ends: October 27, 2017
    Location: Marist College Ashgrove, 142 Frasers Rd, Ashgrove QLD 4060, Australia
    Description:

    The Marcus Porter Memorial is the annual memorial event to honour the late Marcus Porter who brought such life to any event that he played in.

    Full details can be seen on the Flyer. http://caq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Marcus-Porter-Memorial-2017.pdf

    This event is always a fun event - with bonus awards for those playing Marcus' favourite opening - The Grob (1.g4 or 1...g5).

November 4, 2017
  • Gold Coast Junior Masters

    Starts: November 4, 2017
    Ends: November 5, 2017

November 18, 2017
  • QLD Veterans Championships

    Starts: November 18, 2017
    Ends: November 19, 2017

    Description:

    The QLD Veterans Championship is open to all players born up to and including 1967.

    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 9, 2017
  • Queensland Blitz Championships

    Starts: December 9, 2017
    Ends: December 9, 2017

December 16, 2017
  • Queensland Teams Championship

    Starts: December 16, 2017
    Ends: December 16, 2017

January 25, 2018
  • 2018 FIDE Open

    Starts: January 25, 2018
    Ends: January 28, 2018
    Location: Hinterland Hotel / Motel, 53 Station St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia
    Description:

    To kick the year off, we bring you a massive FIDE Rated event! Being held in a central location on the Gold Coast (with accommodation on site!) and running over the Australia Day weekend, don't miss out!

    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