Toowoomba District Secondary School Teams Chess Championship

18 and 19 August 2023

Concordia Lutheran College

Hume Street Campus

402 Hume Street, Toowoomba

Tournament Details

This event is open to all high schools in the Toowoomba District.

Event Times

Friday 18th August  – 7.00 pm sharp to 10.00 pm (Team arrival  by 6.45 pm)

Saturday 19th of August – 1.00 pm to 4.30 pm


$80 per team of 4


Entries must be in by Tuesday 15 August 2023 at 5 pm

Number of Rounds

5 or 6 depending on the entries

Time Limits

25 minutes each plus 3 seconds per move


In the championship, all teams will be competing in one (1) main draw but it will include two divisions:

  • Open/all-age division
  • Junior division (Years 7 – 10)


Each division will be competing for a perpetual trophy, which will be held by the winning team/school for one year.

Individual trophies (4 in total per division) will be given to the winning team from both divisions.

Also, medallions (4 in total) are on offer to the best overall all-female team in the competition.

Team Requirements

  • A team will consist of four (4) students (reserves are permitted) and each team will play numerous games on both days.
  • At least 1 supervisor per school is required each day.
  • Combined homeschool teams are welcome to participate.


Teachers, please collect team names and details via the forms below and email to Sam ( no later than 5pm on Tuesday 15 August 2023.

Open Division Entry Form

Junior Division Entry Form

Qualification to State Finals

The top team/school of the local championship will also qualify to represent the region in the Queensland Interschool Teams State Finals later in the year.

School Requirements

  • Each school needs to have at least one representative (e.g. teacher) from their school for the supervision and responsibility of their students. Please see tournament participation rules.
  • It is also recommended that students bring their own food each night as there will be no canteen at the chess tournament.
  • The Toowoomba Chess Club will invoice the school after the tournament has ended.


Please arrange to let your child/ren’s school know of their registration and arrange payment to the school.

How to Get There

Please see the map below of where the tournament is located.


Please direct all enquiries to Sam Buckley, Toowoomba Chess Club on 0413 147 494 or email to


The tournament location is marked with a red cross.