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Chess Gaja Champions in Australia

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Australia is also home to a cadre of talented chess players who have made their mark on the national and international stage. From seasoned veterans to rising stars, these players showcase the country’s competitive prowess and passion for the game. Notable figures such as Ian Rogers, Australia’s first Grandmaster, and Anton Smirnov, a prodigious young talent, have inspired generations of players with their achievements and dedication

As Australia continues to embrace the intellectual challenges and social connections offered by chess, the game’s influence is set to grow even further. 

All About Our Australia Students: Revealing Their Excellence

  • Manav, representing Australia, stands out as one of our accomplished students with a rating of 1366. Notably, he achieved a significant milestone with a remarkable 75-point rating increase during the Hosworth Foundation Tournament in September 2023.
  • Alistair, a student of Chess Gaja, competed in the 2023 BALLARAT BEGONIA OPEN tournament, securing an impressive score of 4.5 points out of 6. This outstanding performance led to Alistair gaining a rating increase of 48 points.

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Australia Chess Federation

Chess in Australia has a rich history and a vibrant community of players, enthusiasts, and organizations dedicated to promoting the game across the country. The Australian Chess Federation (ACF) serves as the governing body for chess in Australia, overseeing various aspects of the sport, including organizing tournaments, maintaining player ratings, and promoting chess at all levels. The federation collaborates with local clubs, schools, and chess enthusiasts to foster participation and growth in the game. With a diverse range of players from beginners to seasoned professionals, chess in Australia continues to thrive, offering opportunities for competition, learning, and camaraderie.

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