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Inter-School Chess – The Road to State Finals

Back in February, the Queensland Inter-School Chess Championships kicked off with preliminary rounds throughout the state. These events continued into terms 2 and 3, with various formats being used depending on the region. The numbers for the first three terms have been excellent and show just how popular chess...

Week 1 of Inter-School Roadtrip!

By Sebastian Jule Day 1- the journey begins I say goodbye to my girlfriend and parents and jump into the fully loaded car to begin the first drive of my two-week trip, to run the term 3 interschool chess competitions. Although I have run many different school competitions throughout...

2017 QLD Junior Recap

By FM Dusan Stojic 2017 Queensland Junior Championship The recent winter school holidays were packed with chess. The Gold Coast Open featured many of the top players from around Australia. We then had a week of the Queensland Junior Championship and associated events, followed by the Winter Holiday program....

Inter-School Chess: A Regional Perspective

For the past seven years it’s been my job to organise and run the Chess Association of Queensland (CAQ) sanctioned Inter-School Chess Tournaments around Queensland. Tournaments are run from Gold Coast to Cairns, and out in Toowoomba (by the Toowoomba Chess Club). Whilst the largest numbers overall tend to...

Gold Coast Open Report

by Andrew Fitzpatrick The Gold Coast Open is over for another year and what a year it was!! Even before the tournament itself kicked off, a select group of students were given the opportunity to learn from two of Australia’s foremost players, Grandmasters Zong-Yuan Zhao and Max Illingworth. Split...

FM Stojic: Inter-School Chess

By Dusan Stojic Inter-school chess tournaments are a highlight for every kid passionate about chess, regardless of playing level or age. It’s no surprise given the combination of the immense size of the field, the rivalry between the schools, and comradery that comes with playing for a team. Queensland...

FM Stojic: Doeberl Cup 2017 Report

By FM Dusan Stojic   The 2017 Doeberl Cup once again lived up to the expectations of “Australia’s premier chess tournament”. Over 280 players, competing in four sections, once again descended on the nation’s capital for the Easter long weekend. The Premier was won by a visiting Grandmaster from...

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