2018 Australian Junior Championships

Updated October 30th, 2017


These prestigious events will take place in Melbourne during the middle of January. Only the Under 16 and Under 18 Opens go for the 9 days – many events are much shorter. Please check the schedule below.

Swinburne University of Technology Advanced Technology Centre 441 Burwood Road, Hawthorn 3122 

S C H E D U L E 

U8 & U10 Girls 19-21 Jan

U8 & U10 Open 13-15 Jan 

U12 & U14 Girls 17-21 Jan 

U12 & U14 Open 17-21 Jan 

U16 & U18 Girls 17-21 Jan 

U16 & U18 Open 13-21 Jan 

Problem Solving & Lightning 16 Jan 

The u8 & U10 Girls – 19th -21st January

The U8 & U10 Open 13-15 January

U12 & U14 Girls 17-21 Jan

 PR I Z E S 

Total of $5,690 in prizes as well as trophies for 1st-3rd in each division, don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of this great event! 

F U R T H E R I N F O R M A T I O N * 

For tournament details, eligibility and entry information go to ajcc.org.au Enter by 1 December and save $20! 

* Registration costs vary depending on age group 

Q U E R I E S 

Peter Tsai chess@t-s-a-i.com 

Australian Young Masters and Junior Masters Tournaments

Updated October 30th, 2017

The Young Masters GM and IM norm event (Invitational) will run from Saturday 2nd December – Friday 8th December

FIDE, 90min + 30 sec per move


The Junior Masters Open will run from Monday 4th December – Friday 8th December

FIDE, 90 min + 30 sec per move


The Junior Masters U1200 will run from Wednesday 6th December – Friday 8th December

ACF, 60 min + 10 sec per move


The Young and Junior Masters is for all players under the age of 30.


Are you interested in playing? Why not register your interest HERE.

Want to know when all the rounds start and finish? The full schedule is available HERE




The tournament will take place at the Adelaide University. For more details check out the Venue page

We have listed some of the big accommodation websites for you if you are looking for a place to stay.


Fedja Zulfic, Sabrina and David Koetsier
2017 Organising Committee

2017 Evelyn Koshnitsky Shield

Updated September 7th, 2017

The Evelyn Koshnitsky Shield is an Invitational event to the most active primary chess schools in the SAJCL competition to take part in a 3 round competition to work who has the right to hold the Champion Primary School shield for the year.

The competition will take place on Friday 20th October at 4pm and there will be 10 players in a team. There will be 3 rounds of games with each player having 20 minutes per game. 

The invitations will be sent out shortly  and the format will be decided by the response but in the past, depending on the numbers, it has either been a round robin competition or a knockout tournament.