About Us

When and Where we meet

** The Townsville Chess Club will be moving venues very soon. Please keep checking this page or contact us via the contact form to be informed of the move **

Townsville Chess Club meets on Monday 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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