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South Australian Championship 2024

February 27

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 2, 2024

This is one of our most important events for the year!

It attracts ten of the best players in the State as they battle it out over nine grueling weeks of round robin chess. It has the special unique feature, found nowhere else in the world – the Sulik Challenge!

Frank Sulik was an exceptionally talented chess player who won our State Championship nine times (check our Honours Board page to see for yourself)! When he passed, his loved ones and relatives generously donated $10,000 and a trophy. Both the $10,000 and trophy will be given to the the first person to win the SA Chess Champion title 5 times, starting in 2011.

The SA Championship is the qualifying tournament for the $10,000 Sulik prize.

When: 7.00pm, consecutive Tuesdays from the 6th of February to the 2nd of April, 2024
Venue: The Chess Centre of South Australia,
10 Ranelagh Street, Adelaide.
Entry Fee: $120 Adult, $100 Concession
Qualification limits apply.
Format: 9 Rounds, Round-Robin format. FIDE Rated.
Players are expected to play all rounds.
Time Control: Fischer Classic – 90 Minutes + 30 Seconds a move
1st: $700
2nd: $400
3rd: $300


February 27
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Tournament Secretary


The Chess Centre
10 Ranelagh Street
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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A printable (.pdf) version of the 2024 SACA Calendar can be found here.

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