SCF National Training Squads

The SCF National Training Squads includes the following:
  1. National Junior Squads
  2. NTP – U14 and U10
  3. NTP – National Squads

The squads’ qualification criteria, training guidelines and selection criteria for SCF sanctioned tournaments are provided in the SCF Selection Guidelines

All applicants should ensure that they fulfil the squads’ qualification criteria listed in the guidelines before applying for the squads

SCF National Junior Squad

The National Junior Squad consists of the following sections:

  • SCF National Junior Development Squad (NJDS)
  • SCF National Junior High Performance Intermediate Squad (HPI)
  • SCF National Junior High Performance Squad (HP)

The SCF National Junior Squad Trainings are conducted on a four-term based program. Each term consists of 8 weeks of theory lessons with FIDE rated training tournaments.

Please refer to the “Training and Courses” page for instructions on how to register and make payment.

SCF National Training Program

The SCF National Training Program consists of the following:

  • National Squads
  • Under 14
  • Under 10

This year, we are pleased to introduce the NTP U14 and U10 squads to replace the previously established NTP Youth Squad. These new programs are targeted to nurture our young and super young talents to eventually become National players and be future Grandmasters and International Masters.

If you believe you or your child have the potential, and is motivated and committed to regular training and active tournament participation, we encourage you to apply for the program here.

Please note that the deadline is on 25 March, 6pm Singapore time and no late applications shall be entertained.

For any further enquiries, please contact us at 

Please refer to the SCF Selection Guidelines for more information.

Entry and registration for the National Squads will be posted in the “News” section when the application windows are open.