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You must be a CAQ member to play in Queensland title events.

For any other tournament submitted for ratings to the Chess Association of Queensland, all players must be a member of CAQ or an equivalent chess organisation.

CAQ offers annual and three year membership options for individuals and families.

CAQ Annual Membership is $20 per calendar year for individuals and $40 for families.
CAQ Three Year Membership is $50 for individuals and $90 for families.

Memberships lapse on 31 December each year, when renewal is necessary, except that new members joining on or after 1 October in any year shall remain financial members until 31 December of the following year.

Code of Conduct

By becoming a member of CAQ, you agree to be bound to the CAQ Code of Conduct.

What’s in it for me?

Member benefits are:-
Inclusion of tournament results in the National Rating List and National Rapid Rating List
Eligibility for Australian and Queensland title events
Tournament brochures and notices by mail, and regular email bulletins
Eligibility for bonus prizes in the Australian Grand Prix
The warm, fuzzy feeling from belonging to the chess community :o)

To join or renew:

Option 1 – By mail

1. Print the Membership Form.

Note: The membership application is in PDF format, readable by all platforms using Adobe Acrobat. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader installed on your computer, first download and install a free copy of Adobe Reader by clicking here and following the instructions on screen.

2. Complete the application and mail to the Membership Secretary at the address shown on the form, including your remittance for the membership fee.

Option 2 – Online

Create an Account at the registration page and complete your membership purchase from here.

Please contact the Membership Secretary at, if you have any questions, or don’t want your name listed on the public CAQ Membership List here.