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August 24, 2019
  • Queensland Junior Blitz Championships

    Starts: August 24, 2019
    Ends: August 24, 2019
    Location: King's Christian College Pimpama Campus, 198 Pimpama Jacobs Well Rd, Pimpama QLD 4209, Australia

    The 2019 Queensland Junior Blitz Championship will be hosted by Cookies Chess on Saturday 24th August at the Kings Christian College Pimpama Campus.

    The tournament will determine the Queensland Junior Blitz Champion along with various age group titles.

    The time control will be 3 minutes + 2 seconds.

    See the flyer for full details.

  • Cairns Open

    Starts: August 24, 2019
    Ends: August 25, 2019
    Location: Trinity Anglican School, 200 Progress Rd, White Rock QLD 4868, Australia

    With nearly 40 players taking in 2018, the Cairns Open is back once again!

    The event provides an opportunity for local juniors to mix it up with seasoned adult players and get quality analysis of their games.

    Andrew and Shaun will be back again this players or arbiters, that is the question!

    A reminder, that all players must be registered with CAQ to participate in this event, and moves must be recorded.

    For full details, please see this flyer.

    Many thanks again to Trinity Anglican School, for graciously sponsoring this event through their use of their venue and staff.

    WGC Lawyers have also donated money towards the event, so prizes have been added or increased in some cases.

September 7, 2019
  • Toowoomba Open

    Starts: September 7, 2019
    Ends: September 8, 2019
    Location: Toowoomba Grammar School, 24 Margaret St, East Toowoomba QLD 4350, Australia

    2019 Toowoomba Open. See Flyer for full details. 

September 21, 2019
  • Nell Van De Graaff Classic

    Starts: September 21, 2019
    Ends: September 22, 2019
    Location: Hinterland Hotel / Motel, 53 Station St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia

    The Nell Van de Graaff Classic is back once again for 2019 with what will be another great tournament. The unique teams aspect makes this event even more fun as players compete for individual and team glory!

    Check out the flyer for full details.

September 28, 2019
  • Leo Wilkinson Memorial

    Starts: September 28, 2019
    Ends: September 29, 2019
    Location: Grace Lutheran College Rothwell Campus, Anzac Ave & Mewes Road, Rothwell QLD 4022, Australia

    The Leo Wilkinson Memorial is back again this year with heaps of prize money and what should be a cracking field!

    Held at the usual Grace Lutheran venue, check out the flyer for full details.

October 3, 2019
  • Queensland Championships

    Starts: October 3, 2019
    Ends: October 7, 2019
    Location: St Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace, 285 Gregory Terrace, Spring Hill QLD 4000, Australia

    The Queensland Championships will be hosted by St Joseph's Gregory Terrace over the traditional October long weekend period. 

    This years event will feature a new, lower rating floor of 1600 ACF or 1700 FIDE, with no exceptions for any players under this rating floor.

    There will also be a Queensland Minor running concurrently on the weekend - see the seperate listing for more information.

    Full details of the QLD Championships, can be seen on the flyer.

October 4, 2019
  • Queensland U1600 ACF Championship

    Starts: October 4, 2019
    Ends: October 6, 2019
    Location: St Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace, 285 Gregory Terrace, Spring Hill QLD 4000, Australia

    The Queensland U1600 ACF Championship will be held in conjunction with the Queensland Championships for 2019.

    The first time this event has run in years, this promises to provide a great opportunity who don't meet the rating criteria of the Championships. This event is open to players UNDER 1600 ACF.

    For full details, please see the flyer.

October 12, 2019
  • Queensland Women's and Girl's Championship

    Starts: October 12, 2019
    Ends: October 13, 2019
    Location: Loreto College, Coorparoo QLD 4151, Australia

    The Annual Women's and Girl's Championship!

    Full details on the flyer.

November 16, 2019
  • Queensland Veteran's Championship

    Starts: November 16, 2019
    Ends: November 17, 2019
    Location: St Joseph's Primary School Bracken Ridge, 30 Eldorado St, Bracken Ridge QLD 4017, Australia

    Designed for players over the age of 50! Come along and compete in the Queensland Veterans Championship!

    Full information on the flyer.

November 30, 2019
  • The Charm City Motel Open

    Starts: November 30, 2019
    Ends: December 1, 2019
    Location: Thabeban State School, 270 Goodwood Rd, Thabeban QLD 4670, Australia

    The Charm City Motel Open is a new tournament this year being held in Bundaberg.

    The organisers always put on a friendly, well run event so make sure to support this great event.

    For full details, check out the information flyer.

December 8, 2019
  • Queensland Blitz Championships

    Starts: December 8, 2019
    Ends: December 8, 2019


    Starts: December 8, 2019
    Ends: December 8, 2019

December 15, 2019
  • Queensland Teams Championships

    Starts: December 15, 2019
    Ends: December 15, 2019

January 18, 2020
  • Australian Juniors

    Starts: January 18, 2020
    Ends: January 26, 2020
    Location: The Southport School, 8-16 Lupus St, Southport QLD 4215, Australia

    Full website and details coming soon, but we are delighted to be able to confirm The Southport School as our naming rights sponsor and host.

    The schedule will be the same as in previous years, allowing the opportunity for Under 8 and 10 players to take part in the Under 12, or girls events for those eligible.

    Please see for information as it becomes available.