• Registration Closing Times – Update

    Registration Closing Times – Update

    Registrations for the Problem Solving and Blitz (Lightning) events will close at 5pm Monday 15th January. These events will be held on the following day. Entries for the Australian Junior Under 18 Open, Under 16 Open, Under 10 Open and Under 8 Open will close on Thursday 11th January at 5pm. All other Age events…

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  • Chessmaster Simuls

    Chessmaster Simuls

    A great opportunity to play in a Simul against an International Master! IM Leonid Sandler will play this Saturday afternoon at Glenunga Hub. Read Leonid’s biography here. Plenty of chess on all weekend! See What’s On for session times at Glenunga International High School and the Glenunga Hub.

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  • Festival of Chess at The Glenunga Hub

    Festival of Chess at The Glenunga Hub

    Many exciting chess events can be found at the Glenunga Hub and Glenunga International High School through January. On the Championship’s Rest Day, Saturday 6th of January, festivities begin with Simuls featuring WGM Julia Ryjanova at 10am and IM Gary Lane at 2pm. Also come and see: Community Event Schedule

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  • Mayor’s Welcome

    Mayor’s Welcome

    Welcome from the Mayor of the City of Burnside, Mayor Anne Monceaux. On behalf of our community, I welcome you to the Australian Chess Championships as they return to the City of Burnside, Adelaide, South Australia after a long period of time. It is exciting for us to host this event in Burnside during the…

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  • Registration


    Tournament registrations are now open! Venue: Glenunga International High School from Saturday 13th January to Sunday 21st January, 2024. Click the ‘read more’ link to register …

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  • Australian Chess Championships Website

    Australian Chess Championships Website

    Our sister website for the 2024 Australian Chess Championships is available at …

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  • Early-Bird Accommodation

    Early-Bird Accommodation

    Our accommodation partners are offering discounted accommodation towards your stay in Adelaide. Discounts of 10% – 15% are available at these select venues exclusively for tournament players and their families. Accommodation in Adelaide is expected to fill quickly for the holiday season with many festive and sporting events being held during January. We strongly recommend…

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