About Us

When and Where we meet

Townsville Chess Club meets on Monday nights at the Railway Estate Community Centre, 23 First Street, Railway Estate. Club meetings run from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. Next meeting night is 13th of March 2023. The venue is currently booked until the 26th of June 2023. We will meet every night in between except Easter Monday.

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.