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Holiday Programs & Clubs

Gardiner Chess

Holiday Programs

Gardiner Chess run holiday programs in two locations: Brisbane and Gold Coast. Programs run from 8.30am through to 4.00pm and consists of 3-4 lessons each day where new concepts are learnt, plus tournament games and a chance to get fresh air!

Our holiday programs are a lot of fun, and a great way for kids to learn more about chess in a relaxed and engaging setting.

Upcoming Events

01
Jul

Gold Coast Open – Premier

Hinterland Hotel Function Rooms
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The Gold Coast Open Premier Division is the pinnacle event for chess in Queensland. Running from Thursday 1st July (night round) to Sunday 4th July, this 7 round event promises to be an exciting and super strong tournament.

Currently confirmed already are 6 Grandmasters so the competition is expected to be fierce!

Full information about the event can be found at our website however here are the basic details:

Rating Floor: Players must be rated above 1700 ACF or 1800 FIDE.

When: Thursday 1st July to Sunday 4th July

Where: Hinterland Hotel, Station Street, Nerang ****Changed as at 01/06/2021****

Cost: $110 early bird (extended up to June 6) and $130 normal entry.

Schedule: 2021_Schedule.pdf

**Adults: Please note that when registering, you will need to add yourself as a student due to the way our system works**

For all questions, please contact Chief Organiser Shaun Curtis on scurtis@gardinerchess.com.au

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02
Jul

Gold Coast Open – Major

Hinterland Hotel Function Rooms
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The Gold Coast Open is the largest event for chess in Queensland and is always hugely popular with players!

The Major Division will run from Friday 2nd July (night round) through to Sunday 4th July.

 

Full information about the event can be found at our website however here are the basic details:

Rating Cap: Players must be rated below 1800 ACF.

When: Friday 2nd July to Sunday 4th July.

Where: Hinterland Hotel, Station Street, Nerang ****Changed as at 01/06/2021****

Cost: $90 early bird (extended up to June 6) and $100 normal entry.

Schedule: 2021_Schedule.pdf

**Adults: Please note that when registering, you will need to add yourself as a student due to the way our system works**

For all questions, please contact Chief Organiser Shaun Curtis on scurtis@gardinerchess.com.au

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03
Jul

Gold Coast Open – Minor

Hinterland Hotel Function Rooms
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The Gold Coast Open is the largest event for chess in Queensland and is always hugely popular.

The Minor Division will run from Saturday 3rd July through to Sunday 4th July.

 

Full information about the event can be found at our website however here are the basic details:

Rating Cap: Players must be rated below 1200 ACF.

When: Saturday 3rd July to Sunday 4th July.

Where: Hinterland Hotel, Station Street, Nerang ****Changed as at 01/06/2021****

Cost: $75 early bird (extended up to June 6) and $85 normal entry.

Schedule: 2021_Schedule.pdf

**Adults: Please note that when registering, you will need to add yourself as a student due to the way our system works**

For all questions, please contact Chief Organiser Shaun Curtis on scurtis@gardinerchess.com.au

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How To Get Involved In Clubs

Gardiner Chess currently runs a junior club on the Northside of Brisbane – Northside Junior Chess Club. The club runs from 6.00pm to 8.00pm every Tuesday night during term time at Nudgee College on Sandgate Road. Each night consists of students enjoying a combination of coaching sessions and playing time. The club also has different tournaments from time to time including their ACF rated club championship.

External clubs are a great way for students to meet new friends and be challenged by stronger players from different schools.

Contact Martin Harmon to find out more information about this club.

Event Registration

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

For all questions please contact Shaun on scurtis@gardinerchess.com.au.

Teacher & Coordinator Registration

Please Note: This form is for School Teachers & Coordinators ONLY. Individual registrations are unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please call the Gardiner Chess office (07) 5522 7221 or email Shaun on scurtis@gardinerchess.com.au for more information.

Step One: Download the spreadsheet below and complete all details. For all questions please contact Shaun on scurtis@gardinerchess.com.au

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

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