SCF National Training Squads

The SCF National Training Squads includes the following:
  1. National Junior Squads
  2. NTP – U20, U16, U12, U10, U8
  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 programme. 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 Programme

The SCF National Training Programme consists of the following:

  • National Squads
  • Under 20
  • Under 16
  • Under 12
  • Under 10
  • Under 8

This year, we are pleased to expand our programme and we now have 5 squads from under 8 to the under 20.

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 programme here.

Please note that the deadline is on 31 March 2024, 1800 hours, 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.