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2023 State Under 18 – Under 13 Championships

July 19 - July 21


These Championships will be played as 2 events but may be expanded depending on entries:

2023 SA Under 18 & 16 Championship – combined – 60 mins +10spm

2023 SA Under 15, 14 & 13 Championships – combined – 60 mins +10spm

Played over the LAST Wednesday, Thursday & Friday of the school holidays

Wednesday, 19th July, Thursday July 20th & Friday July 21st 2023

9:30 AM Start – lunch 12 noon, then 12:30-5:30pm

Played at the Chess Centre, 10 Ranelagh St Adelaide 5000

Your AGE is your age at the START of the tournament.

These are among South Australiaʼs most prestigious junior events. They are a brilliant way to improve at chess.  The players use clocks and are encouraged to record their moves. Some very good prizes. 

The Chess Centre will be open from 8.00am on all days to allow parents to drop off youngsters before work.

We want to have 9 games in all these Championships and so will have 3 games each day.

Clocks will be used with 60 minutes +10 seconds per move per player each game.

We will have one game in the morning 9:30 – 12 noon with a lunch break (pizzas) at 12 noon. Then 2 games starting at 12:30pm and 3pm with all games finished by 5:30pm, most finished by 5pm. The sessions will all be finished by 5:30pm

Please note: These tournaments will only go ahead at the Chess Centre if there are no restrictions placed on them in SA. We will be following all the guidelines to try to ensure a Covid-Safe environment.

The format of the tournaments may change depending on numbers – if we have enough players, we may run separate events for just the Under 18 and Under 16 etc.

Schedule: 3 games on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9.30am, 12.30pm, 3pm.

Players are allowed to take up to two half-point byes  but not the final round.


U18: 1st Prize – $100.00;  The Under 16, U14, U13, each have First Prizes of $50 AND Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

Other age prizes depending on entries – the more the better!

Entry Fee – $50 which covers all days but a $5 discount applies if you register using the Trybooking link below or by ringing or texting Alan Goldsmith on 0401 672 481 before Tuesday 18th July 2023.


Lunches will be around 12 noon on each day. Pizza can be ordered each day for $5.


July 19
July 21
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Chess Centre of SA
10 Ranelagh St
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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