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Young Masters & Juniors' 


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Photos and videos from our recent tournament

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

Scholastic Chess Juniors'

  • 28 Apr 2024, 12:00 - 17:45

                            (Mandatory new players' meeting from 12:00 - 12:20)

REGISTRATION

Event 1: Register here for the $3000 Young Masters

2024 Dates to be Announced Soon !

 Event 2: Register here for the Juniors round-robin

Register Here for  28 Apr 2024

---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 1800,

  • 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 within 18 years on/after the first day of the tournament month. For example:

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

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

December event -> Players born on/after 1 December 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/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 within 18 years on/after the first day of the tournament month. For example:

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

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

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

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Young Masters & Juniors'

Address - 11/F Kennedy Town Community Centre, 12 Rock Hill Street, Kennedy Town.

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.

 

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 - 12:20          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 within one week of the event. If you plan to withdraw please notify us as soon as possible to help facilitate the smooth running of the tournament. Registration will not be refunded or transferred if the player is a  no-show on the day.

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

Register Here for  28 Apr 2024

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