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Inter-School Competition

Queensland’s

Official Inter-School Chess Championships

Gardiner Chess run the Official Queensland Inter-School Chess Championships under licence from the Chess Association of Queensland. These events are held in terms 1-3 with State Finals being held in term four, and stretch from the NSW border through to Far North Queensland. Events in Toowoomba are run independently by the Toowoomba Chess Club, whilst there are currently no events in Western Queensland. Inter-School events are available for all ages and abilities – if your school has never taken part, please contact us for full information

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2024 Term 2 Gold Coast Secondary

9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Welcome to the Term Two Inter-School event for Gold Coast Secondary schools.

  • When: Wednesday 15th May
  • Where: Saint Stephen’s College
  • Who: All secondary school students in Years 7-12.
  • Time: Registration from 8.45am, start at 9.30am. Finish approx. 2.15pm (allow to 2.30pm)
  • Cost: $24.00 per player, invoiced to the school post event (Includes GST)

This event will have multiple divisions. Please ensure registration is done either via the website link or by sending an excel spreadsheet to [email protected] no later than Monday 13th May!

As always, if anyone is sick, we please ask them to stay away from the event where possible.

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams and 1st to 3rd individuals in each division, with merit ribbons to those individuals scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

Unregistered schools may have their students excluded from the first round of the tournament, at the Chief Arbiter’s discretion. Schools arriving late must contact the Gardiner Chess office at 07 5522 7221, and may also miss the first round.

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22
Mar

2022 Term 1 Gold Coast Primary Hinterland

Somerset College, Great Hall
8:45 am - 2:15 pm

Welcome to the term 1 Inter-School event for Gold Coast Hinterland Primary schools. This event is open to players in years Prep to Year 6 with multiple divisions on the day to cater to all ability levels.

Registration will be open from 8.45am, with the presentation to finish at 2.15pm (allow 2.30pm to be safe).

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams/individuals in each division, along with merit ribbons to those scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Cost is $22 per player

A late fee of $50 per school will be issued to schools who do not register by the advertised deadline (5:00pm Monday 7th March 2022).

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

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23
Mar

2022 Term 1 Gold Coast Secondary

Somerset College
8:45 am - 2:15 pm

Welcome to the term 1 Inter-School event for Gold Coast Secondary schools. This event is open to players in years 7 – 12 with multiple divisions on the day to cater to all ability levels.

Registration will be open from 8.45am, with the presentation to finish at 2.15pm (allow 2.30pm to be safe).

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams/individuals in each division, along with merit ribbons to those scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Cost is $22 per player

A late fee of $50 per school will be issued to schools who do not register by the advertised deadline (5:00pm Monday 21st February 2022).

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

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24
Mar

2022 Term 1 Brisbane Primary North

Nundah State School Hall
8:45 am - 2:15 pm

Welcome to the term 1 Inter-School event for Brisbane North Primary schools. This event is open to players in years Prep to Year 6 with multiple divisions on the day to cater to all ability levels.

Registration will be open from 8.45am, with the presentation to finish at 2.15pm (allow 2.30pm to be safe).

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams/individuals in each division, along with merit ribbons to those scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Cost is $22 per player

A late fee of $50 per school will be issued to schools who do not register by the advertised deadline (5:00pm Tuesday 8th March 2022).

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

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28
Mar

2022 Term 1 Wide Bay North

Avoca State School Hall
8:45 am - 2:15 pm

Welcome to the term 1 Inter-School event for Wide Bay North schools. This event is open to players in years Prep to Year 12 with multiple divisions on the day to cater to all ability levels.

Registration will be open from 8.45am, with the presentation to finish at 2.15pm (allow 2.30pm to be safe).

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams/individuals in each division, along with merit ribbons to those scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Cost is $22 per player

A late fee of $50 per school will be issued to schools who do not register by the advertised deadline (5:00pm Sunday 27th March 2022).

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

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29
Mar

2022 Term 1 Wide Bay South

Tinana State School Hall
8:45 am - 2:15 pm

Welcome to the term 1 Inter-School event for Wide Bay South schools. This event is open to players in years Prep to Year 12 with multiple divisions on the day to cater to all ability levels.

Registration will be open from 8.45am, with the presentation to finish at 2.15pm (allow 2.30pm to be safe).

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams/individuals in each division, along with merit ribbons to those scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Cost is $22 per player

A late fee of $50 per school will be issued to schools who do not register by the advertised deadline (5:00pm Wednesday 2nd March 2022).

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

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30
Mar

2022 Term 1 Gympie

One Mile State School Hall
8:45 am - 2:15 pm

Welcome to the term 1 Inter-School event for Gympie schools. This event is open to players in years Prep to Year 12 with multiple divisions on the day to cater to all ability levels.

Registration will be open from 8.45am, with the presentation to finish at 2.15pm (allow 2.30pm to be safe).

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams/individuals in each division, along with merit ribbons to those scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Cost is $22 per player

A late fee of $50 per school will be issued to schools who do not register by the advertised deadline (5:00pm Friday 25th March).

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

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30
Mar

2022 Term 1 Brisbane Primary West

Grand Avenue State School
8:45 am - 2:15 pm

Welcome to the term 1 Inter-School event for Brisbane West Primary schools. This event is open to players in years Prep to Year 6 with multiple divisions on the day to cater to all ability levels.

Registration will be open from 8.45am, with the presentation to finish at 2.15pm (allow 2.30pm to be safe).

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams/individuals in each division, along with merit ribbons to those scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Cost is $22 per player

A late fee of $50 per school will be issued to schools who do not register by the advertised deadline (5:00pm Monday 28th March 2022).

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

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16
May

2022 Term 2 Wide Bay South Inter-school

Tinana State School Hall
8:45 am - 2:15 pm

Welcome to the term 2 Inter-School event for Wide Bay South schools. This event is open to players in years Prep to Year 12 with multiple divisions on the day to cater to all ability levels.

Registration will be open from 8.45am, with the presentation to finish at 2.15pm (allow 2.30pm to be safe).

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams/individuals in each division, along with merit ribbons to those scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Cost is $22 per player (includes GST)

A late fee of $50 per school will be issued to schools who do not register by the advertised deadline (5:00pm Friday 13th May 2022).

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

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17
May

2022 Term 2 Wide Bay North Inter-school

Walkervale State School Hall
8:45 am - 2:15 pm

Welcome to the term 1 Inter-School event for Wide Bay North schools. This event is open to players in years Prep to Year 12 with multiple divisions on the day to cater to all ability levels.

Registration will be open from 8.45am, with the presentation to finish at 2.15pm (allow 2.30pm to be safe).

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams/individuals in each division, along with merit ribbons to those scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Cost is $22 per player (includes GST)

A late fee of $50 per school will be issued to schools who do not register by the advertised deadline (5:00pm Monday 16th May 2022).

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

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Upcoming Events

04
Mar

2024 Term 1 Brisbane Secondary South

Ipswich Grammar School Auditorium
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Welcome to the Term One Inter-School event for Brisbane South Secondary schools.

  • When: Monday 4th March
  • Where: Ipswich Grammar School
  • Who: All secondary school students in Years 7-12.
  • Time: Registration from 8.45am, start at 9.30am. Finish approx. 2.15pm (allow to 2.30pm)
  • Cost: $24.00 per player, invoiced to the school post event (Includes GST)

This event will have multiple divisions. Please ensure registration is done either via the website link or by sending an excel spreadsheet to [email protected] no later than Friday 1st March!

As always, if anyone is sick, we please ask them to stay away from the event where possible.

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams and 1st to 3rd individuals in each division, with merit ribbons to those individuals scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

Unregistered schools may have their students excluded from the first round of the tournament, at the Chief Arbiter’s discretion. Schools arriving late must contact the Gardiner Chess office at 07 5522 7221, and may also miss the first round.

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05
Mar

2024 Term 1 Gold Coast North Primary

Saint Stephen's College
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Welcome to the Term One Inter-School event for Gold Coast North Primary schools.

  • When: Tuesday 5th March
  • Where: Saint Stephen’s College
  • Who: All primary school students in Prep to Year 6.
  • Time: Registration from 8.45am, start at 9.30am. Finish approx. 2.15pm (allow to 2.30pm)
  • Cost: $24.00 per player, invoiced to the school post event (Includes GST)

This event will have multiple divisions. Please ensure registration is done either via the website link or by sending an excel spreadsheet to [email protected] no later than Friday 1st March!

As always, if anyone is sick, we please ask them to stay away from the event where possible.

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams and 1st to 3rd individuals in each division, with merit ribbons to those individuals scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

Unregistered schools may have their students excluded from the first round of the tournament, at the Chief Arbiter’s discretion. Schools arriving late must contact the Gardiner Chess office at 07 5522 7221, and may also miss the first round.

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05
Mar

2024 Term 1 Brisbane West Primary

Ipswich Grammar School
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Welcome to the Term One Inter-School event for Brisbane West Primary schools.

  • When: Tuesday 5th March
  • Where: Ipswich Grammar School
  • Who: All primary school students in Prep to Year 6.
  • Time: Registration from 8.45am, start at 9.30am. Finish approx. 2.15pm (allow to 2.30pm)
  • Cost: $24.00 per player, invoiced to the school post event (Includes GST)

This event will have multiple divisions. Please ensure registration is done either via the website link or by sending an excel spreadsheet to [email protected] no later than Friday 1st March!

As always, if anyone is sick, we please ask them to stay away from the event where possible.

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams and 1st to 3rd individuals in each division, with merit ribbons to those individuals scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

Unregistered schools may have their students excluded from the first round of the tournament, at the Chief Arbiter’s discretion. Schools arriving late must contact the Gardiner Chess office at 07 5522 7221, and may also miss the first round.

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06
Mar

2024 Term 1 Gold Coast Hinterland Primary

Clover Hill State School
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Welcome to the Term One Inter-School event for Gold Coast Hinterland Primary schools.

  • When: Wednesday 6th March
  • Where: Clover Hill State School
  • Who: All primary school students in Prep to Year 6.
  • Time: Registration from 8.45am, start at 9.30am. Finish approx. 2.15pm (allow to 2.30pm)
  • Cost: $24.00 per player, invoiced to the school post event (Includes GST)

This event will have multiple divisions. Please ensure registration is done either via the website link or by sending an excel spreadsheet to [email protected] no later than Monday 4th March!

As always, if anyone is sick, we please ask them to stay away from the event where possible.

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams and 1st to 3rd individuals in each division, with merit ribbons to those individuals scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

Unregistered schools may have their students excluded from the first round of the tournament, at the Chief Arbiter’s discretion. Schools arriving late must contact the Gardiner Chess office at 07 5522 7221, and may also miss the first round.

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07
Mar

2024 Term 1 Gold Coast Coastal

Surfers Paradise State School
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Welcome to the Term One Inter-School event for Gold Coast Coastal Primary schools.

  • When: Thursday 7th March
  • Where: Surfers Paradise State School
  • Who: All primary school students in Prep to Year 6.
  • Time: Registration from 8.45am, start at 9.30am. Finish approx. 2.15pm (allow to 2.30pm)
  • Cost: $24.00 per player, invoiced to the school post event (Includes GST)

This event will have multiple divisions. Please ensure registration is done either via the website link or by sending an excel spreadsheet to [email protected] no later than Tuesday 5th March!

As always, if anyone is sick, we please ask them to stay away from the event where possible.

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams and 1st to 3rd individuals in each division, with merit ribbons to those individuals scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

Unregistered schools may have their students excluded from the first round of the tournament, at the Chief Arbiter’s discretion. Schools arriving late must contact the Gardiner Chess office at 07 5522 7221, and may also miss the first round.

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07
Mar

2024 Term 1 Brisbane North Primary

Nundah State School
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Welcome to the Term One Inter-School event for Brisbane North Primary schools.

  • When: Thursday 7th March
  • Where: Nundah State School
  • Who: All primary school students in Prep to Year 6.
  • Time: Registration from 8.45am, start at 9.30am. Finish approx. 2.15pm (allow to 2.30pm)
  • Cost: $24.00 per player, invoiced to the school post event (Includes GST)

This event will have multiple divisions. Please ensure registration is done either via the website link or by sending an excel spreadsheet to [email protected] no later than Tuesday 5th March!

As always, if anyone is sick, we please ask them to stay away from the event where possible.

Medals will be awarded for 1st to 3rd teams and 1st to 3rd individuals in each division, with merit ribbons to those individuals scoring 4.5/7 or higher.

Invoices will be sent to schools after the event takes place.

Please ensure that you have have read all the relevant policies and procedures below before entering the event.

Unregistered schools may have their students excluded from the first round of the tournament, at the Chief Arbiter’s discretion. Schools arriving late must contact the Gardiner Chess office at 07 5522 7221, and may also miss the first round.

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Policies & Procedures

For all information regarding Gardiner Chess’ policies and procedures, along with the official Chess Association of Queensland Competition Rules, please see the relevant documents below.

Inter-School Rules and Regulations
Within this document you will find all the current rules and regulations for Inter-School chess.
Inter-School State Finals Regulations
To be added.

Event Results

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Event Registration

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Individual Registration

Registration for individuals is via our iClassPro app, and is only available on selected tournaments.

For all questions please contact our Events team on [email protected]

Teacher & Coordinator Registration

Please Note: This form is for School Teachers and Coordinators ONLY. Individual registration links are available for schools where there is no chess coordinator or official school entries. Please email [email protected] for further information.

Step One: Download the spreadsheet below and complete all details. For all questions please contact our events team on [email protected]

Step Two: Complete the form below and upload the spreadsheet.

School Event Registration

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