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September 2019

Hosworth Foundation Weekender 2019

September 28, 2019 - September 30, 2019

October 2019

Queensland Chess Championship 2019

October 3, 2019 - October 7, 2019

November 2019

Queensland Veterans Championship 2019

November 16, 2019 - November 17, 2019

SACA Pennant Teams Competition 2019

November 19, 2019 (Weekly)

South Australian Seniors Championship

November 21, 2019 (Weekly)

Lidums November Allegro 2019

November 26, 2019

December 2019

SACA December Blitz 2019

December 3, 2019

Lidums December Allegro 2019

December 10, 2019

Lidums Christmas Allegro 2019

December 17, 2019

TopChess Christmas Weekender

December 21, 2019 - December 23, 2019

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Victorian Blitz Championship 2019

December 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

CHESS VICTORIA presents the 2019 VICTORIAN BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP Many titled players have already confirmed their participation including Australia's number 2 player, GM Temur Kuybokarov.

2019 Canterbury Summer Swiss

December 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - December 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am

The Box Hill Chess Club will again run the Canterbury Summer Swiss after an absence of 1 year due to the Australian Open last year. This is the last chance to play in Melbourne before the 2020 Australian Chess Championship in Sydney and the Australian Junior Chess Championship on the Gold Coast.

February 2020

Queensland Reserves and Tin Cup

February 22 @ 9:00 am - February 23 @ 6:00 pm

March 2020

2020 Dubbo Open

March 28 @ 9:30 am - March 29 @ 5:00 pm

Venue: Dubbo RSL Club, corner Brisbane & Wingewarra Streets, NSW 2830 Length: 6 rounds, 2 days (weekend) Start/End: Saturday 28 March - Sunday 29 March Registration: 9.30 am Saturday 28 March Start time: 10.30 am Saturday 6 April 2019 Entry Fee(s): $45 adults, $35 concession, $25 juniors Rounds: 10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 4:00 pm on Saturday; 9:30 am, 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm on Sunday Time Control: Fischer – 60 minutes + 10 seconds per move Prizes: $350 first prize guaranteed,…

April 2020

2020 Doeberl Cup

April 9 - April 13

The Doeberl Cup is the longest running weekend chess event in Australia. Since 1963 it has been held every year in Canberra, Australia. Grandmaster Ian Rogers holds the record for the most number of wins (either outright or on tie-break) with 12. The Doeberl Cup was named after its primary sponsor, Erich Doeberl. This year's event runs from the 9th to the 13th April. So far 83 players have registered, including 6 GMs with current top seed 2020 Australian Champion…

July 2020

2020 Gold Coast Open – Cancelled

July 2 - July 6

The Gold Coast Open is Queensland’s biggest chess tournament with a record attendance of over 180 players, including 5 GM's in 2018 . Then 2019 saw 176 participants! 2020 is set to be even bigger! 4 GM's have entered to date. An event not to miss as JETS is also on the Gold Coast in 2020.

August 2020

Rooty Hill Open – Cancelled

August 10 @ 7:30 pm (Weekly)

9 round FIDE rated Open 90 mins plus 30 seconds per move.

2020 Tasmanian Open

August 29 @ 12:30 pm - August 30 @ 5:00 pm

6 round Swiss. 60 minutes plus 10 seconds per move per player from move 1. ENTRIES: All competitors MUST enter online using the digital registration form. Entries close at 5pm on Thursday the 27th of August. A $10 early bird discount will be applied to all entries if registration is received on or before Saturday the 22nd. of August.

September 2020

2020 Newcastle Kings Gambit Tournament

September 13

Start/End: Sunday, 13th September 2020 On Sunday, September 13th the Newcastle District Chess Association will be hosting the Kings Gambit novelty tournament. The starting position is - e4, e5, f4. Black moves first in every game and whether Black accepts or declines the gambit is up to him / her. - Fee: $20 Adults, Juniors $10. - Time Control: 15 minutes + 5 Seconds Fischer. - All games will be recorded as a Best Game Prize judged by IM Gary…

Nell Van de Graaff Classic

September 19 @ 8:30 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm

Nell Van de Graaff Classic One of Queensland's strongest tournaments each year, the Nell van de Graaff Classic is a 7 round swiss event which features a unique teams component that allows players of all abilities and ages to compete for prizes! Make sure you get involved and join the 100+ expected players. Full information can be found on the flyer. When Sat 19 Sep 2020 Where Hinterland Hotel, 53 Station St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia (map)

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