The Chess Association of Queensland Inc (CAQ) is the body controlling organised over-the-board chess in the State of Queensland, Australia. CAQ is affiliated with the Australian Chess Federation Inc and is a member of the Sports Federation of Queensland Inc. CAQ is a non-profit body incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act of Queensland; its objects, powers and organisation are specified in its Constitution.
CAQ is the successor of the Queensland Chess Association,founded in 1897.
Its affairs are managed by a committee known as the Council, typically comprising a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Secretary, Tournament Officer, Regional Liason Officer, Director of Coaching, Interclub Coordinator, Junior Chess Coordinator and Equity Officer.
Council normally meets every other month to conduct its business.
Members of Council are elected by affiliated clubs voting at the annual general meeting, and hold office for one year.
CAQ Membership is $20 per calendar year for individuals and $40 for families.
What's in it for me?
Member benefits are:-
Inclusion of tournament results in the National Rating List and National
Rapid Rating List
Eligibility for Australian and Queensland title events
Tournament brochures and notices by mail, and regular email bulletins
Eligibility for bonus prizes in the Australian Grand Prix
The warm, fuzzy feeling from belonging to the chess community :o)
How to join
Click on the Contact link at the head of this page.