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 "$3000 Young Masters" & "Juniors" round-robin Double Events

15 Oct. 2023, 12:45 - 17:45

19 Nov. 2023, 12:45 - 17:45

17 Dec. 2023, 12:45 - 17:45

(New players must attend players' meeting from 12:00 - 12:30)

At MIT Innovation Node located in HKPC Academy, Kowloon Tong

        

REGISTRATION

15 October 2023

Event 1: Register here for the $3000 Young Masters

 Event 2: Register Here for the Juniors round-robin

19 November 2023

Event 1: Register here for the $3000 Young Masters

 Event 2: Register here for the Juniors round-robin

17 December 2023

Event 1: Register here for the $3000 Young Masters

 Event 2: Register here for the Juniors round-robin

---Event 1---

The "Scholastic Chess $3000 Young Masters" is a FIDE-rated 5 round Swiss with a prize-pool of HK$ 3000. Open to a maximum of 24 eligible players.

  • Time control: 15 minutes plus 10 seconds per move (15/10)

  • Prizes: Festival Walk Shopping Vouchers as follows:

1st - HK$ 1500​

2nd - HK$ 1000

3rd - HK$ 500

Eligibility - players under the age of 18**, a FIDE ID, and satisfying at least one of the following criteria:

  • ​having a published FIDE rating,

  • having an HKCL rating of at least 900,

  • finished top 2 in Division A of a Scholastic Chess "Juniors" tournament.  Please note a top 2 finish in Division A of our "Triple 10" round-robin events will not meet this requirement. 

** For all tournaments, the age restrictions are as follows:

A player must have been born on/after the first day of the tournament month in 2005. For example:

October event    -> Players born on/after 1 October 2005

December event -> Players born on/after 1 December 2005

March event -> Players born on/after 1 March 2006

---Event 2 ---

The Scholastic Chess Juniors is a 5 round tournament where players are matched against 5 other players of similar strength. The perfect place to try out chess tournaments! Open to a maximum of 60 eligible players.

  • Time control: 15 minutes + 10 seconds/move (15/10)

  •   Prizes: A trophy and three medals per division:      

                                    1st - Trophy and gold medal

                                    2nd - Silver medal

                                    3rd - Bronze medal

Eligibility - players under the age of 18**. A FIDE ID is not required.

** For all tournaments, the age restrictions are as follows:

A player must have been born on/after the first day of the tournament month in 2005. For example:

October event    -> Players born on/after 1 October 2005

December event -> Players born on/after 1 December 2005

March event -> Players born on/after 1 March 2006

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If you are a member of a Scholastic Chess school group please use the sign-up form below for the Juniors tournament:

Oct 15th   - Register here
 Nov 19th - Register here
Dec 17th  - Register here

Young Masters & Juniors'

Address

HKPC Academy - MIT HK Innovation Node, 1st Floor, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong.

Schedule

The 'Player & Parent Pack' will be sent out by email 2 days before the events, however, pairings are still subject to change up until the starting  time.  You can also access the directions and general player

information for both events on the page banner above.

 

Preliminary starting rank details for the Juniors' event will also be available on the banner page above 48 hours in advance.

Registration and Fees

Enrollment in these events are limited to ensure we have adequate arbiters monitoring every game.  You may register by using the relevant registration links to the left. The registration fee is HK $450 per player per tournament. On the day registrations will not be processed.

Round Times (for both events running concurrently)

12:00 - 12:30          Players' Meeting (mandatory for new players)

12:45 - 13:30          Round 1

13:40 - 14:25          Round 2

14:35 - 15:20          Round 3

15:30 - 16:15          Round 4

16:25 - 17:10          Round 5

17:15 - 17:45          Awards Ceremony

Refund Policy:

Registration fees are not refundable, or transferable for withdrawals after the registration period closes 1 week prior to the event. If you plan to withdraw please notify us as soon as possible to help facilitate the smooth running of the event. Registration will not be refunded or transferred if the player is a  no-show on the day.

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