Summer Tournament 2019

Summer Chess Festival 2019

SCA’s 2019 Summer Chess Festival last Saturday 10 August drew more than 80 participants who braved typhoon weather warnings to compete.

The tournament was hosted by Shanghai Centre, with the event taking place on the 4th floor Atrium. Competitors played 7 rounds in age categories U18, U10, U8 and 5 rounds in U6.

Before the games

Playing Hall

Parents area

Practice area

Brain warm-up exercises

Before rounds, participants practiced deep breathing, stretching and warm-up exercises with Fitness Coach Karen from SCA’s Partners The Wellness Experts!

Arial view

The Shanghai Centre’s Atrium provides a spectacular arial view of the event from the 5th-7th floors

Awards Ceremony

The U6 Awards Ceremony was held after Round 5 before U8, U10 and U18 played the final 2 rounds


Youngest Participant: Allen Zhang

Individual Championship – Under 6

1. Celina Liu

2. Liu Jinxuan

3. Zhen Yuechu

4. Jason Zhou

5. Liu Yitong

Individual Championship – Under 8

1. Sebastian Lee

2. Matthew Wu

3. Dominic Zhang

4. Michael Lisio

5. Chrissie Zou

Individual Championship – Under 10

1. Hu Ching Sui

2. Donald Wen

3. Alex Chorlton

4. Brian Cheng

5. Kent Ma

Individual Championship – Under 18

1. Ryan Weng

2. Rachel Chen

3. Jiang Xingyi

4. Oscar Yasunaga

5. Natasha Cao

Special Thanks to our Partners & Prize Sponsors

Congratulations to the winners and all participants for a memorable day of tournament chess. See you again soon!