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Top Ranked FIDE Chess Standard Rating For 8 Years And Under

Khandhadia Nivaan R, born in 2012, achieved an International Chess Federaton (FIDE) standard score of 1186. From 5 years old to the present, he has played in over 100 tournaments and won 84 awards. In 2019, he won the Singapore National Age Group Chess Championship. He was presented the record in his school, GIIS, on 4 Dec 2020. Read More »

Largest Structure Filled with Shoes

Our Tampines Hub, together with Tampines West CSC and Punggol Shore CSC organised a barefoot race at the mall on 29 Nov 2020. To publicise the event, an acrylic box measuring 3m by 1.5m and 1.8m high was made to collect old sports shoes for recycling. 4,100 pairs of shoes were collected with Singapore Pools having pledged to ... Read More »

Largest 2-Km Barefoot Race

The sheltered cushiony running track on the fifth level of Our Tampines Hub is an ideal place for a barefoot run. 183 people competed in 4 separate sessions for men and women open, and men and women masters. The competition on 29 Nov 2020 was organised by the mall together with Tampines West CSC and Punggol Shore CSC. ... Read More »

Largest Event Walking Around Singapore

SgTrek is an adventure platform, organising trekking and camping trips in Singapore and overseas. It mapped out a 150-km Round Island Route for trekkers to walk at their own time to be completed within Oct 2020. Participants will have to submit sections of the completed route using a GPS-tracking app on their phones and photos of themselves taken ... Read More »

Largest Chandelier Made Of Can Tabs

SIA-MINDS Employment Development Centre marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by creating a chandelier made from the pull tabs of drink cans. 4,842 pieces were used to make the 1.5m tall fixture with 5 rings, the widest measuring 0.5m. Students and staff of Nanyang Polytechnic contributed the bulk of the tabs. Nicknamed ‘Can-do-lier’, it was lighted ... Read More »

Longest Walk Along All MRT & LRT Lines

Over 3 weekends from 6 Nov to 21 Nov 2020, Raymond Tan Wui Koon, 48, walked the full lengths of 6 MRT lines and 3 LRT lines, including those that are currently under construction. He covered 352.64 km and 220 stations. Always wanting to challenge himself, Tan ran 50 marathons in 50 days in 2015, which remains a ... Read More »

Largest Configurable Snow Playground

Those who cannot go for a wintry holiday can still enjoy the Tokidoki-themed snow playground at Changi Airport Terminal 3 Departure Hall. The 2-storey house, with a slide between the floors, measured 18m by 7.5m and 7m high. Kept at -10 degrees C, it is opened from 19 Nov 2020 to 3 Jan 2021. Winter wear is provided ... Read More »