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State U11-U8 Championships & Tournaments for those 11+

October 8 - October 9


Please note: these events are run for the SA Junior Chess League by Alan Goldsmith

We strongly encourage all students to play – you can learn so much from playing in a competition and you can make friends for life!

SA Under 11 – Under 8 Championships

2020 Oct-60 Tournament

2020 Oct-25 Tournament

We will be following strict Covid-19 Guidelines

The last Thursday and Friday of the school holidays

Thursday Oct 8th – Friday Oct 9th 2020

Played at the Chess Centre, 10 Ranelagh St Adelaide 5000

The SAJCL is offering juniors the choice of 3(!) tournaments these holidays – The October 60 Tournament is for older juniors and is played at a time rate of 60 minutes +10 secs per move (6 rounds – 3 on Thursday and 3 on Friday). The October 25 Tournament or the U11-U8 Championships have shorter games – only 25 minutes each + 10 secs per move (10 games, 5 games each day).

The players’ ages are now determined by the year they were born in!

Juniors born in 2010 or later can play in the Under 11 Championship. If they are born in 2011 or later they will be eligible for the U10 title, those born in 2012 or later, the U9 title, etc. Players who are 11 or older should play in either the October 60 or Oct 25.

The Chess Centre will be open from 8.30am on all days to allow parents to drop off youngsters before work. The sessions should all be finished by 3.30 pm, except the October 60 on the Friday may go to 5.15pm.

SA U11-U8 & Oct 25 Tournaments: 5 games daily : 9:30am, 11am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm and 2:30pm;The October 60 Tournament: 10am, 12:30pm & 3:00pm

Lunches will be from 12 NOON and Pizza can be ordered each day for $5

Prizes: 1st in U11, U10 & U9 & U8 – $50, 2nd: $25; 3rd $15. The Prizes for the October Tournaments will be decided on entries but as always, will be generous.

Entry Fee $30 which covers both days if you register through the TryBooking links:

U11-U8 Entry Link: https://www.trybooking.com/BLJHG

Oct 60: Entry Link: https://www.trybooking.com/BLJHJ

Oct 25: Entry Link: https://www.trybooking.com/BLJHT

Otherwise You can enter on the day but must do so at 9am. It is $35 to enter and pay on the day. Special one-day tournaments will be organised – pay $20 on the day.

For more details, please ring or text Alan Goldsmith on 0401 672 481


October 8
October 9
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Alan Goldsmith
0401 67 2481


Chess Centre of SA
10 Ranelagh St
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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