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School's Checkmate Challenge

Thursday 9 June 2022
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Online

A FANTASTIC ONLINE SCHOOL'S CHALLENGE!

This is a team event and schools should enter players as part of a team (preferably a minimum of 4 players)

When:  The second Thursday of every month (from March - September)

Time:  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Cost:  $20 per student

  • SCHOOLS will be sent an invoice after the event
  • PARENTS can make payment through Tornelo (entry website)

Where:  Online

Format:  The time control will be 5 rounds with 15 minutes per player.

Divisions:

  • The Junior division is for players from Year 1 through to Year 6
  • The Intermediate division is for players from Year 7 - Year 8
  • The Senior division is for players from Year 9 – Year 13

Online Tournaments:

  • 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.
  • Players will need to use the same login details that they were registered with to connect on the day.
  • Each player will need their own device (Laptop, iPad or Tablet)

Why should I play?

  • The winning team each month, in each division, qualifies for the Chess Power National Finals!
  • The top three individual players, in each division, each month qualify for the Chess Power Champions Trophy!

Please make sure to read through the 'REGISTERING TEAMS' tutorial which also explains how to connect on the day.

REGISTER NOW!

All students MUST be registered prior to the event starting!

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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