The Sarapu Cup is open to all players between 4 and 18. No adults are allowed to play.
Using chess engines is strictly prohibited. Anybody caught cheating by using chess engines will be disqualified from participating in all Chess Power events for life.
All games will be rated using the Chess Power ratings system. To check your rating visit Tornelo.
Puzzle and Challenge Prizes awarded at Prize Giving
Below is some feedback from our online tournaments:
"Very well run, Great online support via zoom for those having trouble signing in. Thank you for a great event. One very excited 9 year old!" S.Saywell, Nelson
"Good how the games worked - thought it might have been harder to connect, but ran smoothly. ZOOM idea was a good one - worked really well. Able to review past games and moves via Tornelo was excellent!!" D. Kelso, Nelson
"What an awesome tournament, we loved it!!! My boys both love chess and this was such a cool way to be able to continue to do what they both love to do." M.Wesche, Gisborne
Can't make the 1pm start time?
If you have a busy Sunday morning, we do have the option to start late. Just join as soon as you can.
Paul Macdonald 021 0271 5577
Chess City Products
Don't forget to support our sponsor Chess City. A number of products (Chess Sets, Books and Clocks) are available at special discounted prices for purchase from the Chess City Store. Orders can be taken any time online and we will ship the products to you once the Level 4 COVID-19 status is lifted.
Any general enquiries about this tournament can be sent to Paul Macdonald at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 021 0271 5577.
Online events are run using two platforms:
Zoom for video/audio communications
Tornelo for chess games
To prepare for this event you will need:
access to a device with internet access
a web camera
As we lead up to the event you will be sent a communication with the links for both Zoom and Tornelo.
IMPORTANT please go to our ONLINE EVENT RULES page and make sure you familiarize yourself with the online event rules whether playing at school or at home.