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Join us and enjoy a wonderful environment in which to play, watch or study chess with others interested in this great game.


  • 50% discount on  major tournaments entry fees - save over $300/year!

  • $5 discount on minor events

  • 20% discount on Junior Club term fee

  • $10 Discount on Full Price of ALL Redcliffe Chess Club Events

  • $10 Discount on the Early Bird Price for QWCL Rothwell Events when entered before the Early Bird date. 

  • Exclusive early entry for GCCC special events (simuls, lectures, etc).

  • Eligibility to be selected as a player on our Interclub Team.

  • Opportunity to borrow and learn from the GCCC Chess Book Library.

  • Eligibility to play in weekly Lichess Club events.

  • Opportunity to participate in simultaneous exhibitions.

  • Increased opportunities for social chess.

  • Eligibility to play in the Club Championships.

  • Eligibility to vote at the AGM (must be over 18).

  • Sense of belonging and being part of the chess community.


​All Memberships are valid for 1 Year from the date of purchase

  • Adults: $80

  • Concession (Seniors/Juniors/Students): $60

  • Family: $100 (2 Family members, minimum 1 junior)

  • Each Additional Family Member (For Families with 3+): $50

  • Regional (Must live >40 km from the club): $30



Visitors are welcome at the club! You don't have to sign up for a membership. We strongly recommend membership however!


  • all chess equipment is provided

  • we have 4 DGT professional electronic streaming chess sets for our top boards so everyone can easily follow these games on the projector screen

  • DGT chess clocks 

Membership Eligibility

  • Membership is by online registration and currently open to all players 

  • Family memberships are for direct family, based on either two siblings or one parent and child. Please note the intention of this membership is to support families with children and therefore the membership must include a junior.

  • For family memberships of 3 or more each additional member will be $50. 

  • To be eligible for Non-Resident membership your main place of residence must be more than 40Km away from the club (based on Google's maps)

Code of Conduct

  • All members are expected to abide to the letter (and the spirit) of the GCCC Code of Conduct. Broadly speaking, the Club expects its members to contribute to a friendly and encouraging atmosphere in which we can all enjoy chess.

  • During games players are required to be as quiet as possible to ensure the best playing environment possible for those still playing their games.


You Are Invited


Matt Smith, GCCC President

"If you love chess and are looking to be a part of a great community of players who are looking to play, learn and improve then we warmly welcome you to join the Gold Coast Chess Club.  I look forward to our first game. See you at the club."
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