Hong Kong International School
French International School

Modified Primary:
HK Baptist University Affiliated Wong Kam Fai Secondary & Primary
Modified Secondary:
United Christian College (Kowloon East)


Participate in a live school-on-school battle to find the book trivia champion school.

Open to international primary, international secondary, and now with a special modified section for local primary and secondary schools.

The Battle of the Books programme was introduced to Hong Kong international schools in 1999. Since this time, it has grown significantly, with the latest addition being the introduction, in 2009, of a "modified" competition, comprising 12 titles, rather than the usual 20, for local schools.

Designed to introduce students to a variety of reading material, build teamwork skills, and ensure that reading is fun. 

Last year boasted the largest field yet, with a total of 104 teams registered for the 2016-17 competition.

  • 2017-18 REGISTRATION  Registration for the 2017-18 competition opens on Monday, August 28, 2017. 

    2018 COMPETITION DATES POSTED The 2018 competition dates have been posted: please refer to the "Important Dates" tab above.

    BOOK LISTS 2017-18 The book lists for next year's competition are now available under the "Current Book Lists" tab on this website.

    CONGRATULATIONS The winners of this year's Primary Category is Hong Kong International School; the winner of the Secondary Category is French International School; the winner of Secondary Modified is United Christian College (Kowloon East). Congratulations to the winners as well as all other competing teams for an outstanding competition.

    PRACTICE QUESTIONS The Battle of the Books committee will send practice questions out to schools in early January.
  • Community Evening at Glenealy Last Tuesday, the B.o.B committee had invited all participating schools to a community evening at Glenealy School. We had representatives from various schools around Hong Kong, some participating ...
    Posted Oct 1, 2016, 4:56 AM by HK BOB
  • Welcome to our B.o.B. Blog! Welcome to our brand new blog page! This is a place where we will share news around the competition, community events and of course the wonderful titles on our lists ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2016, 11:40 PM by HK BOB
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