About Us

When and Where we meet

Townsville Chess Club meets on Tuesday nights at the Pimlico State High School library (see our events calendar for the latest schedule). Club meetings run from 7:00pm to 10:30pm.

The school library is the closest building to the lights on the corner of Hugh Street and Fulham Road (with entrance on Fulham Road):

Our Facilities

  • Tournament size boards and pieces.
  • Digital chess clocks.
  • Air-conditioned venue.
  • Free advice to help improve your game.
  • Chess books.
  • Free tea and coffee.

Membership Costs

Yearly Membership
Adults $200*
Life Members $190*
Pensioner/Student $140*

Yearly membership covers all membership and attendance fees and all regular competition entry throughout the year.

*Includes CAQ Membership of $20.

Casual Attendance Fees per Night

Casual attendance is for people who do not wish to participate in tournament play. Every night is available to the public to attend as a casual player.

Adults $5
Pensioner/Student $3
Juniors $3*

*Junior is age 17 and under.


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