Hong Kong Online RAPID Series

Season 1

Tiers:

Players are classified into tiers and will be played in the tournament of their respective tier against similar level of players. 

Starting tier for the players will be "Pawn" unless with existing FIDE rating in which the starting tier will be as follows:

Bronze Pawn: 0-1500 FIDE rated

Silver Knight: 1501-1700 FIDE rated

Gold Bishop: 1701-1900 FIDE rated

Platinum Rook: 1901-2100 FIDE rated

Diamond Queen: 2101-2300 FIDE rated

Master King: 2301+ FIDE rated

According to the final ranking of each tournament, top 25% of the players will be promote into 1 tier above; bottom 25% of the players will be demote into 1 tier below; the rest of the players will remain in the same tier.

Format:

Double-elimination tournament (Video explanation by Chan sir click Here)

Time Control:

Rapid: 15 minutes + 10 seconds increment per move, starting from move 1.

Date: 

Feb 19th (Wed) 1pm - 5pm

Location:

This Tournament will be played via the Chess.com platform.

Registration:

$100 entry fee per tournament.

Free entry for La Salle and Pui Ching students.

*Free entry for medical staff relatives in support of fighting the "Wuhan pneumonia" disease.

Step 1: Fill in the Registration Form. Click here.

Step 2: Pay through Bank transfer

Bank: HSBC

Account Name: Kidult C Group Ltd

Account No.: 741 237291 838

OR Payme

Tournament archive:

2020 Jan: Bronze A  Pairings and results

2020 Feb 5th: 抗疫線上賽 Group 1 Double Round Robin Pairings and results

2020 Feb 12th: 抗疫線上賽 Group 2 Swiss Pairings and results

2020 Feb 12th: 抗疫線上賽 Group 2 Playoffs results​

2020 Feb 19th: 抗疫線上賽 Group 3 Swiss

Supplementary online class with Chan Sir:

Online lesson available for reviewing tournament games and preparation of the tournament. $500 per session.

Note:

Kidult C Academy reserves the right to modify the regulations without prior notice in the spirit of improving the overall experience of the tournament.

Kidult C Academy reserves the right to use the chess games in this tournament for purposes that includes but not limited to commentary and publication.