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Our Next Chess Event

Key Coaching and Tournament dates for 2022

These coaching classes are run by Knights & Bytes and the tournaments are either run by the SA Junior Chess League or the SA Chess Association Inc.

We currently offer coaching via Zoom on Saturday mornings for Juniors at either 8am, 9:30am or 11am and the sessions usually go for 60-75 minutes – puzzles, games ideas!

And for Adults we have Zoom sessions on Monday evenings from 6:30-8pm – the cost per session is $15.

We have also restarted our Sunday Rookies morning sessions at the Chess Centre for juniors – it starts at 10am and finishes at noon and involves lessons and game – the cost is $15 per morning or $20 for 2 children – and these generally run through the school term with a break in the holidays.

The following dates for our holiday events may need to change depending on the course of the current pandemic but please check the following websites before the event and to register: 

The bookings will also all be through the TryBooking system and that way we can notify the participants of any changes. However, players and participants will generally still be accepted if they turn up on the day of the event.

Please note that a player’s age is considered that person’s age on the 1st January 2022.

The Junior Coaching classes are held on the first Thursday and Friday of the public schools’ holidays at the end of terms 1, 2 and 3.

The Tournaments are held on the last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of the second week of the holidays.  The Girls Only Tournaments are held on the Tuesdays of the second week of each term break with the tournament in July being considered the State Girls titles.

Holiday classes:

You can book for one or both days and either full days or half days:

21st April and/or 22nd April

14th July and/or 15th July

6th October and/or 7th October

Junior Tournaments:

Girls only 26th April; City of Adelaide 27- 29th April

State Girls only 19th July; State U18-U12 & July Junior 20-22nd July

Girls only 11th October; State U11-U7 & October Junior 12-14th October

Other Events:

Inter-school team matches will start on 6th May and be played fortnightly until mid-Term 3

SA State Championships & Candidates 1st February – 29th March 

Inter-club matches (adults & juniors) 26th April – 21st June

City of Adelaide Championship 26th July – 20th September

Pennant Interclub Matches  27th September – 22nd November

But for serious players there are many more events, like the begonia Open, the Doeberl Cup, the Checkmate Tournament and the Hosworth Labour Day weekender.

Knights & Bytes
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