The Chess Academy End of Year Tournament 2018

Finish off the year with a good Game of Chess!!
Come join our END OF YEAR TOUNRNAMENT 2018!!

Date:       Dec 9, 2018 (Sunday)
Time:      9:00am – 5:30pm
Venue:    Canadian International School (Cafeteria 12/F)

To sign up, please email the enrollment form to info@activekidshk.com. We will send you the confirmation and details. Please feel free to contact us for any questions at 3480 4199/ info@activekidshk.com

Best,
ActiveKids Ltd.
www.ActiveKidshk.com
www.TheChessAcademyHK.com

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Result of the Novice Tournament 2018

The Chess Academy conducted the 10th Annual Novice Tournament on Nov 11, 2018. Over 65 students participated in this event and we are delightful with the result of The Chess Academy Students. Congratulation to all winners and a big applause to all participants!

 

 

 

 

Age 5 Winner – Evan Li (SJS)*
Age 6 Winner – Emmanuel Chen (Kingston)*
Age 7 Winner – Aaron Chang (ISF)*
Age 8 Winner – Chiu Quinton Chung Hin (KJS)*
Age 9 Winner – Jack Gilbert (RCHK)*
Age 10 Winner – Leung Pun Lap Bosco (Alliance Primary School)

U6 section – http://chess-results.com/tnr391376.aspx?lan=1&art=1&rd=6
Champion – Li Yiheng (KCPS)*
2nd Place – Brian Yao (ISF)*
3rd Place – Cheung Sze Yui Marcus (St. Louis)
Female Champion – Sze Yat Yiu (S.K.H. LMCMPS)

U8 section – http://chess-results.com/tnr391378.aspx?lan=1&art=1&rd=6
Champion – Li YueKun (ISF)*
2nd Place – Gordon Poon
3rd Place – Max Dingwell (GSIS)*
Female Champion – Boon Yi Ching Hilary (CDNIS)*

U10 section – http://chess-results.com/tnr391379.aspx?lan=1&art=1&rd=6
Champion – Wong Yik Lai Ethan (QBS)
2nd Place – Xing Xin Curly (KCPS)
3rd Place – Wilkson Lee (AIS)
Female Champion – Li CanCan (Peak)*

U12 & U18 section – http://chess-results.com/tnr391382.aspx?lan=1&art=2
U12 Champion – Oliver Yung (NAIS)
U12 2nd Place – Anakin Curtis Pang (RCHK)
U18 Champion – Eric Jiang (ISF)*
U18 2nd Place – Cavis Chan (RCHK)

Students with * is under The Chess Academy coaching

This is the first tournament of the school year 2018 – 19 and more tournaments are coming! Our next Tournament will be the 10th Annual End of Year Tournament and we welcome all chess lovers to participate in this Year End event!

For more details, please visit www.TheChessAcademyHk.com/ www.ActiveKidshk.com

 

The Chess Academy ActiveKids Winter Open 2018 – 19 (Rated Standard)

The Chess Academy ActiveKids Winter Open 2018 -19 (Rated Standard)


We welcome all Rated & Unrated players!

Come win some cash awards and/or Free Chess classes conducted by ActiveKids International Master!

Details please see Here

For Registration, please send send the Registration Form to info@activekidshk.com

For more details, please contact us at 3480 4199 or info@activekidshk.com

For Pairings and Results List, please check Here

You can download or view the games Here

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The Chess Academy – Novice Tournament 2018

Here comes The Chess Academy first chess tournament in School Year 2018 – 19!

The 10th Annual Novice Tournament
Date: Nov 11, 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 1:00 – 6:00pm
Location: ActiveKids Learning Center – Unit A, 1/F, Nan Sang Building, 86 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town, HK.

For more information please see flyer below. To sign up please email your name, school, section and contact to info@activekidshk.com, or fax the form to 8143-0070.
Should you have any queries or require any further information please do not hesitate to contact us at 3480-4199.

 

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The Chess Academy ActiveKids Fall Open 2018 (Rated Standard)

The Chess Academy ActiveKids Fall Open (Rated Standard) 2018The Chess Academy ActiveKids Fall Open 2018 (Rated Standard)

We welcome all Rated & Unrated players!

Come win some cash awards and/or Free Chess classes conducted by ActiveKids International Master!

Details please see Here

For Registration, please send send the Registration Form to info@activekidshk.com

For more details, please contact us at 3480 4199 or info@activekidshk.com

For Pairings and Results List, please check Here

You can download or view the games Here

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The Chess Academy – Call us today for a Complimentary Chess Assessment!

Our regular chess classes are suitable for kids ages 4 – 17 from Absolute Beginners to Advanced Tournaments Players, we will gather students with similar abilities into one class. 

Call us today to book a complimentary chess assessment to check your child’s chess skill level. New group classes open every month!

(T) 3480 4199  (E) info@activekidshk.com

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GM Zhu Chen promotes development Chess in Hong Kong

GM Zhu Chen promotes development Chess in Hong Kong

Former World Chess Champion GM Zhu Chen made an honorable visit to Hong Kong to participate in a Simultaneous Chess Event organized by the Hong Kong Chess Federation and partly sponsored by The Chess Academy of ActiveKids.  This is the second event in recent months where prominent Grand Masters had honored their presence at the ActiveKids TCA headquarters in Hong Kong; GM Samuel Shankland also visited ActiveKids TCA last month.

Featured below are the President and Vice President of the Hong Kong Chess Federation – Mr Robin Lai and Mr KK Chan respectively, together with the Coach of ActiveKids, the Venezuelan IM Juan Röhl and the honorable GM Zhu Chen.

GM Zhu Chen with KK Chan, Robin Lai and IM Juan Röhl

All boards prepared
Robin Lai prepare the Boards

Robin Lai explains the details to Zhu Chen
Robin Lai explain the details for Zhu Chen

GM Zhu Chen gives his thanks to KK Chan

The event was played on Monday August 27, 2018 at 7:00pm. There was participation from 9 outstanding chess players of different ages of Hong Kong – the present and future of chess champs on the Island.

View of the Activity

The children are all engaged in the activity

The Children of Hong Kong present in the activity

The battle lasted 2 hours, where every participant showed their best attack and counter attack weapons; but the experience and solidity of the Former World Champion finally prevailed.  This talented player, originally from Whenzou in China, was named World Champion in defeating in 2001 the Russian GM Alexandra Kosteniuk by 5 to 3, to become the Ninth World History ChampionShe currently represents Qatar and is married to GM Mohamad Al Modiakhi.

The final result of the event was 8 wins and 1 draw against the young talent William Shi who could defend sharply and complicate the game to reach a fair result of draw, after activating his pieces, especially his Rook and his Bishop, the GM Zhu Chen showed an excellent level of play, solid and with a wide repertoire of Openings both 1.e4 and 1.d4 with Kings Indian Defense, Sicilian, the fashionable Italian Opening were present in the picturesque activity. (All Games are Analyzed by IM Juan Röhl)

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Currently holds an ELO of 2423, GM Zhu Chen highlighted the work being done by ActiveKids in the promotion of Chess in Hong Kong.  Similarly, last month with the presence of the US Champion, GM Samuel Shankland who shared an excellent reading on the “Calculation in Strategic Positions” with Analysis Games from World Champion Magnus Carlsen and from Samuel’s own experience in the USA.

Click here for more photos and details of the event

 

 

Welcome back to School! Come and join ActiveKids Afterschool programs at Schools and many other locations!

Welcome Back to School!

It’s Time to plan for your child’s Afterschool Activities. Come check out our exciting Chess, Science, Cooking, Coding, Arts and Design course. There must be something for your children!

When:            All year round
Venue:         
 60+ Top International  & Local Schools/
ActiveKids Learning Center (AKLC – Kennedy Town)
To enroll:       Please submit application form to info@activekidshk.com
For enquiry:  Please call 3480 4199/ 91787376

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For more information of the ActiveKids Center class, please visit: https://thechessacademyhk.com/centre-classes/