The International History Bee and Bowl is delighted to announce that its 2020 Tokyo History Bee and Bowl will take place at Tathva International School on Saturday, February 15, 2020. This tournament will run on our Beta set of questions, and is open to all teams, students, and schools including those from outside Tokyo, who have not yet played our Beta set for the 2019-2020 academic year. As with all of our regional tournaments, no prior qualifying is required. During the lunch break, students will have the opportunity to take the Championships Qualifying Exam for the International Geography Bee as well.
For further questions, please email Mr. Suopeng Gao at

Thanks, and we hope you will be able to join us for our tournament!

Schedule of Events

08:45 Doors Open, Check-In Begins
09:00 Please Arrive By This Time!
09:10 History Bowl Opening Meeting
09:50 History Bowl Round 1
10:35 History Bowl Round 2
11:15 History Bee Opening Meeting
11:35 History Bee Round 1
12:05 History Bee Round 2
12:35 History Bee Round 3
1:00 Lunch Break / Intl. Geography Bee Qualifying Exam
2:00 History Bowl Round 3
2:40 History Bowl Round 4
3:20 History Bowl Round 5
4:05 History Bee Finals
4:50 History Bowl Semifinals
5:25 History Bowl Finals
5:50 End

1. Tathva A
2. Tathva B *
3. Tathva C #
4. Nile C. Kinnick HS
5. American School in Japan A *
6. American School in Japan B *



The International History Bee and Bowl held its annual Tokyo History Bee and Bowl on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Tathva International School. Congratulations to our champions!

Varsity History Bowl – Nile C. Kinnick High School
Junior Varsity History Bowl –  India International B
Middle School History Bowl –  India International D

Varsity History Bee – Maverick Cheong, Saint Maur
Junior Varsity History Bee – Balashiva Kalirajan, Tathva International
Middle School History Bee – Dharshith Kumar, India International

A big thank you to Tathva International School and in particular Paul for coordinating the hosting arrangements, as well as to everyone who came and competed, read, or scorekept throughout the day. We hope everybody who qualified will be able to join us at the Asian Championships and at the 2020 International History Olympiad! Thanks for a great tournament and for your support of The International History Bee and Bowl!

-2019 Tokyo History Bee and Bowl Tournament Director, Suopeng Gao