Accommodation Discounts Available NOW

Thanks to our sponsors at Abode, our attendees can enjoy the convenience of walking to the venue. Book your discounted accommodation at Abode Woden today!

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A New Event at Doeberl 2024

It is a brand new year and the rate of entries to the 2024 Doeberl Cup is gathering pace. We're excited to introduce a new Lightning event - the Lightning Under 1600 (ACF), which will start at 5:30PM on Saturday 30 March. Entry will be $10, with a first prize of $200.

Accommodation Discounts Coming Soon

We appreciate that many of you are looking to secure accommodation for the Doeberl Cup soon - please bear with us as we finalise negotiations with our sponsors at Abode.

Melbourne International Open

3 April - 7 April, Melbourne Chess Club, 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy, MELBOURNE VIC

Keen for some back-to-back tournament play? Head down to Melbourne directly after the Doeberl Cup and take part in the inaugural Melbourne International Open, thanks to Independent Chess Australia and the Melbourne Chess Club. Check it out at the Melbourne International Open website.

2024 Registrations Open Now

Get on board for the 2024 Doeberl Cup! Remember, divisions fill up quickly so register early to avoid disappointment:


We're looking forward to seeing you in March 2024!

Dates for the 2024 Doeberl Cup

It's time to start preparing for the next Doeberl Cup. We'll see you in Canberra, Australia for an Easter long weekend of chess: 28 March to 1 April 2024. Get on board! Registrations will open in early November 2023, to be announced via our newsletter and Facebook page.

Food & beverage discounts available with a zero-cost Canberra Southern Cross Club Membership

Players can become a one year member of the Canberra Southern Cross Club (CSCC) at nil cost to them. This provides players with a range of discounts to food and beverages across the weekend and for those living in Canberra for the remainder of their membership.

To accept this offer, players need to complete the form and bring to the club when they check in on Thursday or Friday of the competition.

Being a member helps the Doeberl Cup track our current partnership with CSCC in support of future years.

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Doeberl Cup 2024: 28 March - 1 April 2024

Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden, 92-96 Corinna Street Woden ACT 2606, Australia

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Cup Highlights

  • AU$25000+ prize pool
  • NEW 'Mini' division
  • Fighting Fund prize
  • Family entry rate
  • Saturday night Lightning tournament
  • NEW U1600 Lightning tournament on Saturday afternoon

Thanks to our 2024 Sponsors

Premier Sponsors

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