Burnie Chess Club

When and Where

The BCC meets on Wednesdays from 6:30 pm onwards at the Havenview Primary School, Marriott Street, Havenview. The club is open all year round with the exception of public holidays and 3 to 4 weeks over Christmas/New Year.



Club Events

Throughout the year the BCC runs several tournaments.  All BCC members are eligible to play in these tournaments free of charge.  These tournaments are submitted the the ACF for ratings.  Players wanting a casual game are welcome anytime.  Between official tournaments the BCC runs casual chess nights and ad-hoc one-night tournaments that may or may not be rated by the ACF.

Chess Chat

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How Much

Club Membership - $10 per annum + $2 per night

Membership includes:

  • entry to all BCC events free of charge;
  • membership of the Tasmanian Chess Association (TCA);
  • discounted entry into TCA run events; and
  • an Australian Chess Federation (ACF) chess rating (conditions apply).