is the official website for the Junior Chess League in South
Australia and it is used to inform you about all our junior chess
activities. You will find here all the details about the interschool
primary and secondary matches, as well as how to take part in tournaments
and - very exciting - make use of chess on the Internet.
The SAJCL been promoting Junior Chess in SA for over 50 years thanks to the dedication and passion of Evelyn and Gary Koshnitsky and many other tireless volunteers and we are very grateful to all the support given to us by many schools and teachers. And as a non-profit local organisation, we endeavour to make chess affordable and accessible to everyone.
Last updated Tuesday 21st May 2013
News for 2013
Hello everyone :)
The calendar for the junior chess events for this year has finally been produced and can be found under the Calendar option on the left hand side or simply downloaded by clicking here. News items from previous years can be found under the News section.
The first important date is the Annual General Meeting which will take place on Thursday 7th March at 7pm at the Chess Centre, 10 Ranelagh St Adelaide and everyone is encouraged to attend. There will be a review of last year and we will discuss ideas for 2013.
The Interschool Matches will start in Week 2 of Term 2 and team registrations will start being taken after the AGM.
REGISTRATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED NOW
Please check here for a venue for your team and enter as many as you can :)
BREAKING NEWS - St John's Lutheran at Highgate is now a C Grade venue on a Friday at 4pm - and Our Saviour Lutheran at Aberfoyle Park will be hosting an event as well.
School Affiliation Fee: $40
Sec Team Fee (5 player teams in Div 1 & Div 2; 4 players in Div 3): $84
Primary Team Fee for B grade and C grade (4 player teams): $48
Primary Team Fee for A grade (5 player team): $60
Week 8 Tournaments
The Week 8 Half-day Tournaments will once again take place on the Wednesday morning of week 8 and these should be added to your calendar if you plan to run any excursions this year:
1st term: WEDNESDAY 20th March 2013
2nd term: WEDNESDAY 19th June 2013
3rd term: WEDNESDAY 11th September 2013
4th term: WEDNESDAY 4th December 2013
Rookies Tournaments - suitable for juniors of all ages and abilities.
|Sunday 24th February 2013 2pm - 4pm
|Sunday 17th March 2013 2pm - 4pm
|Sunday 14th April 2013 2pm - 4pm
|Sunday 5th May 2013 2pm - 4pm
|Sunday 2nd June 2013 2pm - 4pm
|Sunday 30th June 2013 2pm - 4pm
|Sunday 4th August 2013 2pm - 4pm
|Sunday 8th September 2013 2pm - 4pm
|Sunday 6th October 2013 2pm - 4pm
|Sunday 3rd November 2013 2pm - 4pm
More details will be sent out shortly by email but ..
Can all teachers at the State schools please send me an email with your new email address.
We are also setting up a facebook page for the Junior League so please check it out for more info.
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