Who we are. What is here.
The Australian Junior Chess League (AusJCL) is affiliated with the Australian Chess Federation (ACF), and is responsible for managing the national and international affairs of Australian junior chess.
On this website, you will find advice for players and parents about the selection procedure, and everything else about travelling overseas to international junior competitions. You will also find an Application Form for players wishing to compete in international junior competitions, and an up-to-date Calendar of upcoming competitions.
2014 Australian Junior Championships
The 2014 Australian Junior Championships was held at Knox Grammar School in Sydney NSW from 11-19 January 2014. Information about the tournament can be found on the website here.
2014 Johns-Putra Australian Junior Elite Training Squad (JETS)
The Australian Junior Elite Training Squad is a development squad for players primarily aged 14 and under. Unless exceptional circumstances exist, eligibility for the 2014 Squad will require participation in the Australian Championship or Reserves in Noble Park, January 2-11 or the Australian Junior Championships at Knox Collenge in Sydney January 11-19.
The main JETS camp - five days of intensive Grandmaster and International Master training during the July school holidays - will be in Adelaide in 2014.
Applications for this event have now closed and selections will be released in the next month.
Applications for 2014 International Events
The Australian Junior Chess League invites all interested juniors to apply for any of the events on the calendar below for which they are eligible. The deadline for all events is March 28. Apply here. Please email the Selections Coordinator, James Watson firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
The AusJCL sends out a regular bulletin to give juniors and their parents up-to-date results and information about junior chess in Australia and overseas. To subscribe to this bulletin please send an email to the bulletin editor, Raelene Zelesco email@example.com titled 'AusJCL Bulletin Subscription Request' and include your name and email address.