The Chess Academy Road-to-Masters Circuit Tournaments Series

Enjoy some High Quality Rated Rapids & Blitz with our Top TCA Coaches! Strong Level Games Guaranteed!

TCA TOP Coaches: IM Carlo Vittorino, WIM Melissa Castrillon, FM Felipe Escobar will participate! They will surrender the prizes if they get the top rankings; and the prizes will go to the next best players at the final standing!

TCA Road to Masters Circuit Rapid Tournaments (Rated)
Date: Mar 12, Apr 23, May 14, Jun 18, 2023 (Sunday)
Time: 9:30am – 6:00pm
Formats: 7 Round Swiss (Rapid), 15 min + 5 sec
Entry fee:
– Players over 2000 FIDE Rapid Rating: FREE
– Players between 1800-2000 FIDE Rapid Rating: HKD$200 per tournament
– Members of TCA Road-to-Master program: HKD$200 per tournament
– HKD$400 per Tournament or HKD$1,440 for 4 tournaments
*(Fide ID required, players without Fide ID can apply one from the HKCF)  

TCA Road to Masters Circuit Blitz Tournaments (Rated)
Date: Mar 19, Apr 309, May 21, Jun 25, 2023 (Sunday)
Time: 2:00 – 5:00pm
Formats: 9 Round Swiss (Blitz), 3 min + 2 sec
Entry fee:  
– Players over 2000 FIDE Blitz Rating: FREE
– Players between 1800-2000 FIDE Blitz Rating: HKD$150 per tournament
– Members of TCA Road to Master program: HKD$150 per tournament
– HKD$300 per tournament or HKD$1,080 for 4 tournaments
*(Fide ID required, players without Fide ID can apply one from the HKCF)

To Register:
Register online:
Rapid rated:
Blitz rated:
By email: send your Name, Date of Birth and FIDE ID (if any) to,
By WhatsApp:  91787376

Additional TWO high-caliber Chess coaches joining the ActiveKids TCA Team!

In our constant effort to bring the best programs to our students and especially in these difficult pandemic times, we are extremely proud to have recruited an additional TWO high-caliber Chess coaches from Columbia to join our TCA Team!

With the joining of WIM Coach Melissa and FM Coach Felipe, we have certainly built the strongest team of chess coaches in Hong Kong with Grand Masters leading the team.

Please find some information about our new coaches below. 

We are also thrilled to be offering our students great opportunities to practice and to test out their chess skills at our upcoming exciting tournaments:

– TCA Spring Arena Open 2023 ( on February 12 (Sun) 
The 13th Annual ISF Academy Chess Open (The Chess Academy-ISF Chess Open 2023 | ActiveKids HK) on March 5 (Sun).

Hope to see many of our young students, as well as interested adults participating!  

Wishing everyone a Healthy and Productive Year of the Rabbit!

Warm Regards,
Grace So
Founder & CEO