The ACF is dedicated to promoting the game Down Under, and is a member of FIDE, the world chess federation. Our membership consists of Australia’s state and territory chess associations. The ACF produces a free email newsletter featuring local and international news, and much more. You can subscribe to receive it by email or view copies on this website.
If you’re interested in playing in a weekender, check out the ACF Grand Prix series.
ACF Olympiad Appeal
Our teams need your support to play in Batumi (click here for details).
Congratulations To Our Newest Grandmaster
Congratulations to Anton Smirnov who is Australia’s newest Grandmaster. He achieved his final norm in the Capablanca Memorial in Greece in September 2017.