Tournament OS launches “Skoolympics 2019”


Tournament OS launches “Skoolympics 2019” – an inter-school sports fest designed to enrich students in mind, body and spirit

The event culminates in a “Open 5km & 10km run” that will raise funds for identification, training and development of sports talent across tier 2 & 3 towns

Below is a list of all the sporting categories where schools can participate in:

·         Badminton
·         Tennis
·         Table Tennis
·         Athletics
·         Swimming
·         Volleyball
·         Football 5’s
·         Basketball
·         Hockey
·         Kabaddi

Chennai, September 27th, 2019: tournament OS, an exclusive operating system designed for sports tournaments today, launched “Skoolympics 2019” – an inter school sports fest. The award-winning NASSCOM incubated start-up is a digitization and fan engagement platform capable of providing users with a great sporting experience.M.Renukalakshmi – General Secretary of Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu and an Executive board member of Hockey India was present at the launch event held at Hotel Park Elanza.

With the tag line “Game On”, Skoolympics 2019 is a one of a kind state-wide sports festival. The first edition of Skoolympics 2019 is scheduled between October 9th-13th, 2019 at Nehru  Indoor Stadium, SDAT Aquatic Complex, SDAT Hockey Stadium and Nehru Indoor Stadium. This event will feature more than 100 schools from across Tamil Nadu competing across 10 sports.Chennaiyin FC is the official Football Partner for the event.

On the 5th day of this sporting extravaganza, the organizers are conducting a“Open 5km & 10km run” Through this marathon, either individuals can sign up for the 5km or 10km run. The proceeds from the marathon will go towards the identification, training and development of sportsmen/women across tier 2 & 3 towns and villages.

Aditya Elango, Founder of tournament OS said, “Skoolympics 2019 was ideated keeping in mind the lack of centrally organized sports fests in the city. We plan to make Skoolympics 2019 an annual property, to primarily identify young sporting talent and to give them a platform to train and perform to their best abilities. The entire event will be run, managed on the tournament OS platform. This will help us create a database of young sportsmen in our state who will hopefully be able to participate across national and international tournaments in the future!”

Skoolympics 2019 will be entirely run on the tournament OS platform, which is an exclusive operating system for sports tournaments. The platform helps in creating tournaments in minutes and can create draws and schedules in seconds as per international standards which are bias-free. Badminton, Squash, Tennis, Table Tennis, Athletics and all team sports can be organised using the platform. The database can give access to a large pool of players and certified referees who have registered.

A key feature of TournamentOS is Khel ID – “A unique ID for every sports person”, helps a player track the progress of their improvement from the first tournament they have participated with the help of our live scoring feature.

Some key features of Khel ID are:

  • Every player received a unique ID number (Khel ID) when they register for a sports match/camp organized by Tournament OS, using this Khel ID:
    • Players can track their performance scores
    • Improve performance goals
    • Live scoring technology to track match details
    • Platform analytics will help to drive relevant data intelligence
    • Helps in ranking players bias-free
    • Coaches can view player profiles, analyse their scores and improve their performances