2020 Darling Downs Open

21 and 22 March 2020  |  Toowoomba, QLD

A CAQ Grand Prix Event

Come meet up with like minded chess players and compete to win some great cash prizes.

Venue and Other Details

Date:                         21 and 22 March 2020

Venue:                     Toowoomba Grammar School Junior Hall,

                                      Herries Street, Toowoomba

Arbiter:                    Zachary Pomerenke

Time Controls:     60 minutes + 20 seconds per move

Entry:                       $60 ( + $20 if not CAQ Member)

Toowoomba Grammar Junior Entrance

Tournament Schedule


Round 1 11 am
Round 2 2 pm
Round 3 5 pm


Round 4 9 am
Round 5 12 pm
Round 6 3 pm


For all enquiries please contact Sam Buckley, Secretary and Treasurer of the Toowoomba Chess Club on 0413 147 494 or email sam@toowoombachessclub.com.au


Open Prizes

1st – $700 2nd – $500 3rd – $300

Other Prizes

Under 1800 Division 1st $150
2nd $100
Under 1400 Division 1st $150
2nd $100
Under 1000 Division 1st $150
2nd $100
Toowoomba District Primary 1st $100
2nd $75


2 half point byes available in rounds 1 – 5 upon request.

Payment on the 21st attracts a $10 late fee.

Entries received after 10.30am on Saturday 21st will not be included in the Round 1 draw.

How To Enter

Please click on the button below to complete your details and make your payment online.

How To Get There

The yellow arrow shows the location of the entrance of Toowoomba Grammar Junior School.

This map show you where in the school grounds the tournament is being held.

Walk undercover at the number 2 and make your way down the end of the walkway to number 26 where the tournament takes place.