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2019 SA Under 11 – U7 State Championships & October Junior

October 10, 2019 - October 11, 2019

The last Thursday and Friday of the school holidays for Term 3

Thursday Oct 10th – Friday Oct 11th 2019

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 (only 5 rounds – 2 on Thursday and 3 on Friday)  or the October 25 Tournament where the games are shorter – only 25 minutes each + 10 secs per move (10 games, 5 on Thursday, 5 on Friday). The State Under 11 – 7 Championships will all be played at 25 minutes + 10 sec/move.

The players’ ages are those on the 1st July 2019. If they are 8 or younger on 1st of July, they should play in the Under 9; if they are 9, they should play in the Under 10 and if they are 10, they should play in the Under 11 State Championships. Players who are 11 or older should play in either the October 60 minute +10 spm tournament starting or the October 25 minute +10 spm event.

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

SA U11-U8 and the Oct 25 Tournaments: 5 games daily

Schedule: 9:30am, 11am, LUNCH at 12 noon,12:30pm, 1:30pm and 2:30pm; 

The October 60 Tournament times will be: Thursday  10am, LUNCH at 12 noon and 12:30pm & Friday: 10am, 12 NOON lunch, 12.30pm & 3pm with all games finished by 5pm

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

Special one-day tournaments will be organised for those who can play for just one day.


1st in U11, U10, U9, U8 & U7 – $50, 2nd: $25; 3rd $15. The Prizes for the October Tournaments will be decided on entries but as always, will be generous.

Entry Fee – $35 which covers both days but a $5 discount applies if you send an email to Alan Goldsmith or ring or text  Alan Goldsmith on 0401 67 2481 before Wednesday 9th October 2019. You can enter on the day but must do so at 9am.  The Entry for a one-day event is $15. 



October 10, 2019
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Chess Centre of SA
10 Ranelagh St
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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