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Chess Power Online Team Nationals - SENIOR

Wednesday 15 December 2021
09:00 AM - 05:30 PM

This is a Senior tournament, and is open to Year 9-13 students.  

A briefing for parents, teachers and players was held Monday, 13 December from 6:30pm - 7:30pm covering topics relating to the NEW ONLINE EVENT RULES and other important event related information. A welcome letter has also been sent to all team organisers.

View tournament briefing  View welcome letter


  • Due to the Team Nationals moving online, schools are able to enter additional players into the online event, up to the maximum allowed number of participants (i.e. the maximum number of players x 2).  The entry fee would apply for each team entered (i.e. $150 x 2). For example:  A team that has qualified to enter 5 players for Nationals, could enter 10 players in their online team (i.e. their onsite players + their online players). 

  • Should you wish to transfer from the onsite event to the online event or withdraw your entry, please send an email to: and include the team name or players name/s you wish to transfer/withdraw.  (Note when transferring to the online event, the players will need to login on the day, using the same login details that they were registered with)

Online Tournaments:

  • IMPORTANT go to our ONLINE EVENT RULES page for online event rules and information on how to connect to the tournament.
  • ALL Players MUST be registered on the Tornelo website.
  • Students will need to sign in to Tornelo using the same login details that they were registered with.
  • Each player will need their own device (Laptop, iPad or Tablet).
  • All players will be required to keep their cameras on throughout the tournament.
  • You will be sent a Zoom Link and a Tornelo link prior to the tournament (the same link that is used for registering for the tournament).  The Zoom link connects students to the Video/Audio and Tornelo connects students to their games.

National Finals Trophies

The list of teams who have qualified for the National Finals is listed below including the maximum allowed size of your team. Note:  School's must enter a minimum of 4 players to compete in the Team Nationals.


Refer to the National Finals FAQ for more information.

Once registrations get underway, you will be able to view the schools that have registered teams to date on our official National Finals 2021 tournament page.

You can also view the photos from the Chess Power National Finals 2020.

Tournament Registration

If your school has qualified it will be listed above with the number of places you have qualified for. An invitation letter will also be sent to you. The CUT OFF for registration is:  Friday, 10 December 2021.


You should send a minimum of four players up to the stated maximum number of places you have qualified for.

Watch this video to learn how to check-in and play your games.
If you are stuck, email or for urgent help, txt 021 0271 5577.

Chess Power National Finals 2015 Intermediate Division Champions

Payment Options

The fee for Nationals is $150+GST per team. You will be sent an invoice which must be paid before the 15th of December.

Payment options are;

  • Bank Transfer

Pay to ASB Bank Ltd
Particulars: Nationals2020
Reference: [Your School Name]

  • PayPal

For any queries regarding payment please contact:


Further Questions?

If you have any questions about the Chess Power Interschools National Finals event, please read the National Finals section of our Interschools FAQ or fill in the enquiry form below.

Venue: Online

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
  • a microphone

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.

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