The Library has a range of books, newsletters and pamphlets relating to chess clubs and the results of tournaments. Searching for 'chess tournaments Victoria' in the Library catalogue brings up a variety of resources regarding Victorian tournaments, including historically significant collections such as the papers of the Melbourne Chess Club, from 1866-1984.
We hold newsletters and magazines produced by:
The title of Grandmaster is the highest title that a chess player can be awarded (not including World Champion). The title is awarded by FIDE, the world chess organisation.
A list of Australian Grandmasters is as follows:
Australia has previously awarded the title of Australian Master, however the title is no longer active.
FIDE, the International Chess Federation, also publish current world rankings for chess players.