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St. Joseph's Cup: International Chess tournament

2018-10-18 08:38:00

We will hold the 1st St. Joseph's Cup: International Chess Tournament on October 27 and 28, 2018 at St. Joseph's College (Kennedy Road 26). This is the first international chess tournament co-organized by our School and the Hong Kong Chess Association in this school year.

Eight world champion amateur players from Hong Kong, India, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Russia, China, and the Philippines are invited to participate in the tournament. Among them is Mr. Daniel Lam, an alumnus of ours, who was the first Hong Kong player to win the championship in the "World Amateur Chess" Blitz Group in 2017.

The schedule of the tournament is as follows:




27 Oct 2018 (Sat)

10am - 11am

Opening Ceremony

27 Oct 2018 (Sat)

11.15am - 1.45pm

First 7 Round of Blitz Chess

27 Oct 2018 (Sat)

3pm - 7pm

1-3 Round of Rapid Chess

28 Oct 2018 (Sun)

9am - 2.30pm

4-7 Round of Rapid Chess

28 Oct 2018 (Sun)

3pm - 4.30pm

Students (open to public) play against
8 world champions
(10 students vs 1 world champion)

28 Oct 2018 (Sun)

4.45pm - 5.30pm

Closing Ceremony

Your presence would be much appreciated.

For more details, please refer to the school gallery.