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The Chess Academy

The 14th Annual
Hong Kong TCA Scholastic Championship 2024

The Hong Kong TCA Scholastic Championship 2024 organized by The Chess Academy of ActiveKids will take place on June 2, 2024. This will be a special and meaningful Interschool Charity Event whereby a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Children’s Medical Foundation, a reputable nonprofit organization dedicated to providing medical care and support to underprivileged children in Hong Kong.


The format of this interschool event is a competition among schools in Hong Kong.  There will be 3 Divisions:  Secondary, Upper Primary and Lower Primary sections and a school may enter as many teams for each division, each team will have 4 players and a captain. There will be overall school winners, as well as Individual board winners.

Event Details are as follow:

Date & Time:     June 2, 2024 (Sunday); 9:00am – 6:00pm

Venue:               Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East, Tower 5, No. 3 Tong Tak Street, Tseung Kwan O, HK

Format:              7 rounds Swiss

Time control:     15 mins + 5 sec

Points:               Every match victory will be awarded with 2 points, draw 1 and lose 0

Tiebreaks:         1. Game points  2. Direct Encounter  3.Buchholz  4. Best board 1

Section:             Lower Primary (U9 - Players born in 2015 or after), Upper Primary (U12 - Players born in 2012 or after), Secondary (U18 - Players born in 2006 or after)

Awards:             Trophies for Top 3 School Teams, and Best Board Winners in all section; Medals for Top 5 board winners in all section; Everyone will receive a certificate!

Lunch:               Further details will be provided.

Entry fee:           $1000 per team for early registration ends on May 20, 2024, 

                          and $2000 per team afterwards.

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