The inaugural Perth Chess League commenced on the 12th of March 2024


Format for the Perth Chess League is given below:

1. The Perth Chess League will be a Swiss-system team tournament with a minimum of six and a maximum of nine rounds (depending on entries and venue availability).

2. Teams must consist of a minimum of four and a maximum of six players. All players must be CAWA members.

3. Teams do not need to be aligned to an existing club. Teams can be club, school, community group, or simply casual. All welcome.

4. Team rating will be the sum of the four highest rated players. No limits on ratings.

5. Games will be ACF rated at a classical time control: 75 minutes with a 30 second increment from move 1. FIDE laws of chess will apply.

6. Matches will be played in a four-board format.

7. One round per month, starting in March and running no later than November.

8. The matches will be played on a weeknight. Three rounds will be at Southern Suburbs, one at Metro, and one at Swan Valley. The other venues are TBC.

9. The winner will be based on Match Points with Game Points used as the tie-break.

10. The team entry fee (to cover venue and rating costs) is $40.

Note: Registration for the 2024 Perth Chess League is now closed.



Playing schedule for the 2024 Perth Chess League is given below:

Round 1: 12 March - Southern Suburbs CC - Round 1 PGN's
Round 2: 22 April - Swan Valley CC
Round 3: 7 May - Southern Suburbs CC
Round 4: June - TBC
Round 5: 10 July - Perth CC
Round 6: 8 August - Metro CC
Round 7: 24 September - Southern Suburbs CC
Round 8: October - TBC
Round 9: November - TBC


Please send all enquiries regarding the Perth Chess League to: Ian McAteer - Perth Chess League Coordinator     email: cawa.gp@outlook.com


2024 Perth Chess League - Current Standings


 Pos score ID  Team Name                  | Rtg  Origin   Fed   |  SumR  
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  1   2.0   4  Perth B                    | 1921 ---      AUS   |  3.50 
  2   2.0   2  Perth A                    | 1975 ---      AUS   |  2.50 
  3   1.0   1  Southern Knights           | 2052 ---      AUS   |  2.00 
  4   1.0   6  Southern Fried Cabbage     | 1724 ---      AUS   |  2.00 
  5   0.0   5  Southern Swindlers         | 1892 ---      AUS   |  1.50 
  6   0.0   3  Metro                      | 1921 ---      AUS   |  0.50 


2024 Perth Chess League - Cross Table


 N Team Name                Rtg   Fed      score |  1   2   3   4   5   6    
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 1 Perth B                  1921  AUS       2.0  |  *   --  --  --  --  1- 
 2 Perth A                  1975  AUS       2.0  |  --  *   --  --  1-  -- 
 3 Southern Knights         2052  AUS       1.0  |  --  --  *   =   --  -- 
 4 Southern Fried Cabbage   1724  AUS       1.0  |  --  --  =   *   --  -- 
 5 Southern Swindlers       1892  AUS       0.0  |  --  0-  --  --  *   -- 
 6 Metro                    1921  AUS       0.0  |  0-  --  --  --  --  *