Welcome to the Begonia Open


Our Long and Successful History

The 1967 Begonia Cup

Here is a link to previous Tournaments on the Ballarat Chess Club site.

Check out the historical game database of 1000 games over the years here.

50th Begonia Open Anniversary Video

Summary of previous Begonia Tournaments

We have compiled a book to commemorate the rich history of the tournament. If you would like a copy of the 50th Begonia History Book, you can order online now for $25 which includes postage.

EFT for Book (preferred)

Account name: Ballarat Chess Club
BSB number:182 512 Account number: 9632 63561
Institution:Macquarie Bank
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