All registrations and enquiries are to be directed to Nanyang Primary School.
International Chess Day Camp-cum-Challenge for Advanced Players
The programme is tailored for adanced level learners (Upper Primary - P3-P6) to equip children with the psychological and strategic skills needed for high level competitive chess. The programme will also highlight the importance of character and traits of a good chess player. The camp is meant to combine theoretical knowledge, psychological & character building, with fun chess practice. This year's workshop is dedicated to Singapore's 50 year anniversary and it will focus on highlights of Singapore chess, past and present.
Nanyang Primary School, 52 King's Road, 268097, (Gym Hall & Gallery)
Times & Dates:
Guest Trainers and Masters:
The training will be conducted by three experienced international masters and grandmasters invited by NYPS. Additionally, a special guest will deliver a brief motivational talk prior to the tournament.
7-round Swiss system individual event; 25 minutes per player, recording of moves is optional; players not recording shall have no right of claim in a dispute. In case of ties, WP, SB and PS shall be used in this order; Zero-Start shall apply.
There are no charges for the International Chess Day-cum-Challege. However, all participants could purchase food and refreshment from the school canteen. There is a cap of maximum of 7 participants for each invited school.
Nanyang Primary will sponsor the cost of running the competition, training fees, usage of training and playing venue and assures proper conditions for learning and competition.
Participating Schools' Commitment:
Registration & Deadline:
Please fill in the attached registration form and submit it via mail or fax by 8 July 2015.
Day One (Friday, 10 July 2015)
|14:00||Registration & Welcome: VIP Opening Speech|
|14:15||Special Lecture: A Brief History of Chess in Singapore|
|15:30||Training Session (1): How to Attack
(Games: Tan Lian Ann, Leslie Leow and Lim Seng Hoo
|16:15||Break (15 minutes)|
|16:30||Training Session (2): Preperation in Chess
(Games: Jason Goh, Goh Wei Ming, Tin Jingyao
|17:30||Conclusion & Departure|
Day Two (Saturday, 11 July 2014)
|08:00||Arrival of Players; confirmation of registration & arbiters' briefing|
|08:30||Brief Speech by VIP/School Principal|
|17:15||Prize Presentation & Group Photo|