Toowoomba District Secondary School Teams Chess Championship

6 and 7 August 2022

School Hall

Centenary Heights State School

60 Ramsay Street, Toowoomba

Tournament Details

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

Event Times

Saturday 6th August  – 1.30pm sharp to 5.00pm (Registration of teams by 1.15pm)

Sunday 7th of August – 12 noon to 4.00pm

Entry

$80 per team of 4

Deadline

Entries must be in by Wednesday 3 August 2022 at 5pm

Number of Rounds

5 or 6 depending on entries

Time Limits

25 minutes each plus 3 seconds per move

Divisions

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)

Prizes

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 afternoons.
  • At least 1 supervisor per school is required each day.
  • Combined homeschool teams are welcome to participate.

Entries

Teachers, please collect team names and details via the forms below and email to Sam (sam@toowoombachessclub.com.au) no later than 5pm on Wednesday 3 August 2022.

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.
  • 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.

Parents

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 map below of where the tournament is located.

Enquiries

Please direct all enquiries to Sam Buckley, Toowoomba Chess Club on 0413 147 494 or email to sam@toowoombachessclub.com.au.

 

 

Directions

The red arrow shows the carpark for drop of and the building where the tournament is being held is marked with a red cross.