Overseas Tournaments for Juniors


Applications are now open for the various international tournaments.

The website is http://www.australianjuniorchess.org.au/

Tournaments for which you can apply are


World Youth Age Championships (U8-U18)
Asean Youth Championships (U8-18)
Asian Youth Age Championships (U8-U18)
World Junior Championships (U20)
Asian Junior Championship (U20)

Commonwealth Championships (U8-U20)
All of these have both an open and a girls division.
and the World U16 Olympiad which is an open teams tournament

The dates for these event are
June 10-19
ASEAN Age Group Championships (Note: Australian players are usually allowed to compete in ASEAN Championships)

October 16-29

World Junior (U/20)


World Youth Olympiad (U/16)

November 11-23
World Youth Championships (U/8-U/18)

May 20-28
Asian Junior Championships (U20)
Sri Lanka

July 19-27
Commonwealth Championships (U8-U20)

The dates for the Asian Youth and and Youth Olympiad have not been released, however if you are interested in going to either of these tournaments, you must apply now (acceptance of these selections will be deferred until after the dates are announced)

Selections will close on the 22 March 2009

Email me if you have any queries/problems with the site. If you wish to see the selection procedure by-law please go to http://www.auschess.org.au/constitution/Selection_Procedures_By-law.txt, or request a copy from me.

Shannon (shan_o_86@hotmail.com)
Junior Selections Coordinator