Public Service Online Chess (Team) Tournament 2020 – Update : Final Ranking

Welcome to the Public Service Online Chess (Team) Tournament 2020 event page! This year, Covid-19 pandemic had caused many key over-the-board chess events to online chess platforms. The annual traditional Public Service STAR Games Chess Tournament is not spared. Undeterred by the virus, the Civil Service Club together with #ChessAgainstCovid took the initiative to prepare the officers to battle it out this year online with the generous support from the fantastic team at Proceeds from event registration and administrative fee will go towards the Lakeside Family Services Caring Amidst Covid-19 Fund and partly to support the #ChessAgainstCovid Grow with Chess outreach programme to bring this royal game to children from disadvantaged families.

Participating teams – Teams from – Attorney-General’s Chambers | Ministry of Defence | Ministry of Health | Ministry of Home Affairs | Ministry of Sustainability & the Environment | Nanyang Technological University | People’s Association.

A BIG shout out and THANK YOU to the Team (Rakesh and Simon) for making this event possible to keep this 23-year-old chess tradition going.

Follow these links to catch the event on [email protected] and support our chess community from the Singapore Public Service.

UPDATE – Catch the Recorded Live Games Commentary by FM Andrey Terekhov :

Round 1 [34 mins] | Rounds 2 & 3 [1hr 26mins]

Rounds 4 & 5 [1hr 46mins]

NEW! – Read FM Terekhov’s  report on the event at

Snapshots of the Fantastic Group of Participants – Well Done to all Teams!

Our heartiest Congrats to the Winners of this Tournament.

CHAMPION – Ministry of Defence 1

1st Runner-up – Nanyang Technological University

2nd Runner-up – Ministry of Health

3rd Runner-up – Ministry of Sustainability & the Environment 2

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