ACT Junior Chess League
Promoting Junior Chess in the Capital
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ACT Junior Chess League
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Welcome to the webpage of the ACT Junior Chess League, a non profit organisation aiming to promote chess at all levels for all junior players in the ACT and surrounding areas.
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Next Events

Sunday 28 May - Under 8 Championships. Event details are available here.

Sunday 18 June - Primary Allegro (K-3 and 4-6) and Secondary Allegro (7-12). Event details are available here.

Tuesday 11 to Friday 14 July - Winter Boot Camp
- Coaching and Lightning
- Allegro
- Tournament

Latest News

  • The ACT Junior Chess League Annual General Meeting set down for Easter Saturday April 15 during the Doeberl Cup has been postponed until Sunday May 28, at Campbell High School during the Under 8 Championships.
  • Thomas Lin wins the April Boot Camp Lightning. Full results are here.
  • Ilya Weisman wins the April Boot Camp Allegro in a tiebreak. Full results are here.
  • Ricky Luo wins the April Boot Camp Long Time Tournament. Full results are here.
  • Coaches awards at the April Boot Camp went to Thomas Lin, Louis Serfontein, Grace Barber and Michael Li.
  • Congratulations to Leyao Zha and Ramon Luo for coming 1st and 2nd at the 2017 O2C Doeberl Cup U1200 Tournament. A great result against opposition from both ACT and interstate. Full Doeberl Cup results are available here

Special Anouncements

2017 Johns-Putra Australian Junior Elite Training Squad (JETS) and Reserves

Congratulations to all the ACT players who have been selected for the 2017 Johns-Putra Junior Elite Training Squad or Reserves in Canberra from 3-7 July!
Saffron Archer, Siddhant Badrinarayan, Athena Hathiramani, Dillon Hathiramani, Sulia Van Sebille, Albert Winkleman, Ruofan Xu and Joshua Lee (Reserve)

Notice of Annual General Meeting of ACT Junior Chess League The upcoming Annual General Meeting for the ACT Junior Chess League will be held on Sunday 28 May 2017 (during the Under 8 Championships) at Campbell High School. The purpose of the meeting is to provide reports on the operations of the ACTJCL during 2016 and fill vacant committe positions for 2017.

The committee sets the direction for ACTJCL operations as well as the smooth running of tournaments, junior chess clubs, school events and coaching in the ACT and surrounding areas. The AGM is also an opportunity to discuss the health of junior chess in the ACT and offer ideas for the future. Your attendance is required as ACTJCL needs the support of its parent and support base to allow the ongoing provision of chess opportuniuties for the children of the ACT and region. Please attend, even if only to show your support and make up the numbers for a quorum.

Representing Australia

Attention, all ACTJCL members interested in representing Australia at upcoming International events! Please visit the AusJCL website to see the application process, and deadlines. Currently there are calls for applications, please visit here for more information.

Discuss ACT Junior Chess at Google Groups here

Hot External Links

Australian Chess Federation - Ratings Page.