A number of key collaborative partnerships are coming together to materialise this event.
Rotary Castlemaine has been one of our major sponsors over the life of the initiative and has generously provided subsidies and bussing support for schools and a B-B-Q for approximately 300 students over a number of years at the Mt Alexander annual school tournament.
Chess Victoria: Chess Victoria is one of our major partnerships providing expertise equipment & the opportunity for our local schools to compete in the chess Victoria state chess finals.
Castlemaine Education Sector: Castlemaine Secondary College will provide expertise in tournament management, and student helpers on the day, and Winters Flat Primary School will be responsible for financial management of the project. Working collaboratively for a number of years, schools in the Mt. Alexander cluster will be supporting the event with participation.
Bendigo Chess Club: Bendigo Chess Club will be providing tournament management expertise and arbiters.