Young players shake hands before the start of a chess tournament in Hong Kong. Photos: ActiveKids Young players shake hands before the start of a chess tournament in Hong Kong. Photos: ActiveKids
Young players shake hands before the start of a chess tournament in Hong Kong. Photos: ActiveKids
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The Queen’s Gambit: Netflix miniseries sparks more interest in Hong Kong chess club

  • The Chess Academy, which is part of ActiveKids in Hong Kong, boasts two grandmasters in Colombian Andres Gallego and Spaniard Manuel Gomez
  • Hong Kong youngsters are as good as their peers elsewhere and the city can produce a grandmaster ‘in 10 to 15 years’

Topic |   Netflix
Young players shake hands before the start of a chess tournament in Hong Kong. Photos: ActiveKids Young players shake hands before the start of a chess tournament in Hong Kong. Photos: ActiveKids
Young players shake hands before the start of a chess tournament in Hong Kong. Photos: ActiveKids
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