About Us

When and Where we meet

Townsville Chess Club meets on Monday nights at the Railway Estate Community Centre, 23-25 First Street, Railway Estate. Club meetings run from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. We have the room booked until mid December 2023 and are open every week until then.

Our Facilities

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