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The winner of each section receive free entry fee for the 17th scholastic chess tournament in Spring 2020.


DATE: January 25, 2020, 13:15-18:45 

LOCATION: Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

                         (Location details will be provided upon registration.)

CHECK IN: 13:15-13:20, ROUND 1 TIME: 13:20-

Class A (Open) & B (Approximately rated under 800 or age under 10) 


FORMAT: 5 rounds, G25 + 5 seconds, Swiss, Unrated

Round 1 - 13:20, Round 2 - 14:30, Round 3 - 15:00, Round 4 - 16:10, Round 5 - 17:20

ENTRY FEES: TBCC Members: Early Bird - 5,000 YEN before Friday,  1/17, 3pm
                             TBCC Members: Regular - 7,000 YEN after Friday, 1/17, 3pm
                             Non-members: Early Bird - 6,000 YEN before Friday, 1/17, 3pm
                             Nom-members: Regular - 8,000 YEN after Friday, 1/17, 3pm

  参加費:  TBCC会員:アーリーバード登録 5,000円(1/17(金) 3pmまで) 
    TBCC会員: レギュラー登録 7,000円(1/17(金) 3pm以降)
                   非会員:アーリーバード登録 6,000円(1/17(金) 3pmまで) 
    非会員: レギュラー登録 8,000円(1/17(金) 3pm以降)
Onsite registration for round 1 ends at 13:20.

For early-bird registration, please contact us before 3pm on May 24th.  Entry fee will be paid via a bank transfer before the deadline to secure a seat.   Further details will be provided upon registration.

PARENTS: At least one adult must be present at all times during the tournament to oversee individual participants. Required to stay out of the room where the children are playing.

CHESS NOTATION: Strongly encouraged for those students 3rd grade and older.

AWARDS: Individual trophies to top 3 players in each sections.  

BRING:  Pencils, notepad, chess sets, and chess clocks if you have them. 

Please send the following information to for registration:

  • Student Name
  • Parent Name
  • School
  • Grade
  • Phone Number
  • Chess Level (rating, experience, etc.)