School Holiday Program – Young Sparks in July 2020

Do your children have any activities during this COVID-19 school holiday?

Have your children ever been bored during the school holidays?

Have you ever felt like you just needed a break?

Do you children want to meet someone new of the same intellectual interest under professional supervision?

Well, let me reassure you, we are here for you during this crazy time so that your kids are looked after and learn new knowledge and skills while you are at work or have a break!

Offering, FREE online chess lessons, FREE chess tournament for your children to test their skills, and a FREE business course – what more could you want?

With a school holiday program to be jealous of, let us give your children the experience of a lifetime and hand you a few hours of well-earned freedom.


ACTIVITY ONE – 6 sessions of Chess Course in 2 weeks

Topic: World Chess Champion History

Dates and Time: 2pm-4pm AEST (GMT+10)

    • Wednesday, 1st of July 
    • Friday, 3rd of July 
    • Sunday, 5th of July 
    • Wednesday, 8th of July 
    • Friday, 10th of July

Course Details:

Get your ticket (FREE):


ACTIVITY TWO – Young Sparks International Chess Tournament (9 rounds on 2 days)

Arbiter: Anthony Hain, CM

Register on:  (Clink the website, and select ‘Enter event now’ to fill your details to register.)

Format: 9 rounds, FIDE rated

Age: The tournament is recommended for children 6-14 years old  

Total Prize value A$990 (21 prizes in total)


    • Over 1000 
    • 700 1000 
    • Under 700

Time Control: 15 minutes + 3 seconds per move per player

Timetable:  (Time Zone: AEST (GMT+10) )

Round 1 – 5: Sunday 5th July, 3:00pm – 5:20pm (Please aim to be logged in by 2:50pm)

No games until Sunday 12th of July  

Round 6 – 9: Sunday 12th July, 3:00pm – 4:45pm (Please aim to be logged in by 2:50pm)

Full Timetable and Tournament Details:


ACTIVITY THREE – Young Sparks Virtual Business Camp

Fees: FREE (20 scholarships for 20 students at a Virtual Business Camp, valued at $175/student)

Student Age Group: Suitable for children in Grade 5 to Grade 8 

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm from 6th of July to Friday, 10th of July

To apply, please record a video (max 5 mins) or write a self-introduction message, showing us your unique personality making sure you answer the following questions:

    1. What is your superpower?
    2. What kind of things or people inspire you?
    3. If you could change anything in this world, what would it be?
    4. Why do you want to become an entrepreneur?

Submission can be sent via email(, Facebook(YoungSparksAUS) or Instagram(@youngsparksaus)

Event details:


At Young Sparks, we believe in giving children the best tools to succeed, and by making this FREE to all of you, this is us delivering on that promise. 

If you have any questions, please find us on Facebook(YoungSparksAUS) or Instagram(@youngsparksaus).