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"Under 18 Round Robin" & "$3000 Young Masters" Double Event

 

13 Nov. 2022,   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 IS OPEN!

Event 1: Registration has closed

Event 2: Registration has closed

---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 born on or after Jan. 1st 2004, and satisfying at least one of the following criteria:

  • ​having a published FIDE Standard or Rapid Rating,

  • having an HKCL rating of at least 1000,

  • finished top 2 in Division A of a "Scholastic Chess Round Robin" tournament.

---Event 2---

The "Scholastic Chess Under 18 Round Robin" is a 5 round Round Robin where players are matched against 5 other players of similar strength! The perfect place to try out chess tournaments! Open to a maximum of 76 eligible players.

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

  • Prizes: A trophy and three medals for each division:

1st - Trophy and gold medal

2nd - Silver medal

3rd - Bronze medal

 

Eligibility - players born on or after Jan. 1st 2004. A FIDE ID is not required.

 

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Event Info

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 start of the event.

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 13th November 2022 (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 non-refundable 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 if the player is a  no-show on the day.