Registration is now open for the Australian Chess Championships to be held at the Glenunga International High School in Adelaide, South Australia from Tuesday 2nd January to Thursday 11th January, 2024. Registration will close at the end of December for the classic-time events; more details are available here.

DivisionPriceEarly BirdRequirements / Notices
Australian Championship$175 (150)$150 (120)ACF >= 2150
Other restrictions apply
Australian Reserves$150 (120)$120 (100)ACF < 2150
Classic Major$120 (100)$100 (80)ACF < 1800
Classic Minor$120 (100)$100 (80)ACF < 1400
Australian Blitz Championship$25No restrictions
Allegro Open$25No restrictions
Concession prices shown in parenthesis


  1. Titled players who are either a GM, WGM, IM or WIM are eligible for free entry to all events;
  2. Early Bird prices are available until November 30, 2023;
  3. Concession rates, shown in parenthesis, are available to children who are under the age of 18 at January 1st, 2024 and Australian Concession Card holders.

Eligibility rules for the Australian Championships are governed by the ACF by-law No. 1, available from the download button below.

Player Eligibility Enquiries

If you have any queries regarding your eligibility to take part in an event, then please email:

Kevin Bonham
ACF Chair of Selections Committee for 2024 Australian Championship

For enquiries about Junior tournaments, please email the contacts listed on the Juniors site.

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