Chess Tournament

Sunday, October 24th, 2021
12:30-5:30 pm
Junior Chess Tournament

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Sunday October 24th, 2021 - Email ben.chui@scholasticchess.hk for adding to wait list.

Sunday November 14th - Register Here

Sunday December 19th - Register Here

 

Our registration is on a first-come-first-served basis, so we encourage you to register early to secure your space.

 

Note: The information below is applicable to all-tournament dates.

Date: Sunday, October 24th, 2021

 

Time: 12:30pm - 5:30pm

Eligible Players: All players who are under 18 years old as of January 1st, 2021.

 

Venue: Australian International School of Hong Kong 3A Norfolk Road
Kowloon Tong (MTR Exit E)

 

Time Control: 15 minutes plus 10 seconds per move, starting from move 1 (per player per game).

 

The tournament will be played in 5 rounds single Round-Robin format for each division.  Each division will have a maximum of 6 players.  The players will be assigned to divisions based on their publicly available ratings.  If the student does not have a rating, we will arrange a division assignment based on our understanding of your playing experience.

 

The time control will be 15 minutes plus 10 seconds per move, starting from move 1. 

Prizes

The top player in each division will receive a trophy, and the top 3 players in each division will receive medals.

 

The prize giving ceremony will follow at the conclusion of the last round, at approximately 5:00 pm and will be open to friends and family of the players.

 

 

Registration and Fees

Enrollment in this tournament is limited to ensure we have adequate arbiters monitoring every game.  You may register by using the registration link at the top of this page. The registration fee is HK $350 per player. 

Special Note for Division A:

The 6 highest rated players will be assigned to Division A, and the matches played in Division A will be FIDE Rapid rated.

 

Schedule:

The final schedule will be sent to the registered players 2 days before the event.  To facilitate the planning for the players, please use the following information as a guideline.

 

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm Mandatory Players’ Meeting

 

1:00pm - 1:40pm          Round 1

 

1:50pm - 2:30pm          Round 2

 

2:40pm - 3:20pm         Round 3

 

3:30pm - 4:10pm          Round 4

 

4:20pm - 5:00pm         Round 5

 

5:00pm - 5:30pm         Awards Ceremony

 

Refund Policy:

Registration fees are non-refundable for withdrawals and no-shows after the registration period closes.  The registration may close at any time before the deadline due to the capacity issue.