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Scheveningen pairings, team buchholz by match or game scores and take iDEAL payments.
Collect registrations from players into events easily and effectively with the new Tornelo registration process.
Making it easier for players to join an online tournament – no account needed! Preview our scoresheet app and let players download personalised certificates after every tournament!
A charity hybrid match between the Ukrainian city of Lviv and Berlin. Played as e-board hybrid on Tornelo.
New Design for the Registration process on Tornelo online platform. Share your thoughts and help us improve your experience.
Set up rules for your half-point byes requst, award trophies for players and enjoy other improved features.
Limburg Open with 450 players chose Tornelo cloud-based management system and was able to start the 1st round in record time!
A group of German pioneers made a history running the first ever hybrid league on e-boards! 6 strong German teams are meeting in their local venues every second Wednesday to play their opponents via Tornelo.
After 4+ months of rigorous testing by the World Chess Federation (FIDE), today Tornelo received official FIDE endorsement as a software pairing program / tournament manager.
You can now print all your tournament data, nicely formatted by using our new Print button!
Updates this week to FIDE Mode restrict your ability to set custom scoring.
We released a little early this week because we were just too excited to make …
Today’s release was another Major Milestone with some significant changes and huge new features! There …
Player profiles, forbidden pairs and new look for Organizations Our release this week is mostly …
e-Boards for Hybrid chess tournaments or Broadcasting chess games live We provide an incredibly convenient …
Our Fair Play methodology received offical endorsement of the US Chess Federation.
FIDE Endorsement of a software Pairings Program Today’s release is specially dedicated to the International …
Publishing pairings in an OTB chess tournament, void invoices and fair play report updates A …
Check in process for chess tournaments After the major release last week it’s good to …
Live online pairings program, multiple tie-breaks and ratings from 15 Federations It has been just …
Connect external player profiles Our release this week is mostly bug fixes, performance updates and …
This week we released a number of changes “under the hood”. You may not even …
1. Feature: Smart cheating mode on Fair Play report The Fair Play report has some …
This week you may have noticed some new options in your Tournament Settings, which will …
1. Feature: Restart a finished game Let’s imagine a game ended in a draw, or …
Some more minor updates this week as we finished the integration with the FIDE Rating …
A minor update went live today, mostly fixing outstanding logic issues or sneaky bugs from …
Our vision is to become the easiest, most beautiful and best chess tournament management system …
Get ready for some major changes and very cool new features on Tornelo. In the …
The Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAS), and international sports law in general, has long …
This has been a challenging week for our users and I’d like to thank everyone …
The year is 2026, the Melbourne Chess Club annual club championships is starting in a …
1. Feature: Fair Play “smart cheating” mode The Fair Play report is designed to give …
By far and away our most requested feature from players has been the ability to …
Our theme for this post is Bullets. In a controversial week for Tornelo our first …
Tick-tock! 1. Feature: Multiple game periods on clocks Clock settings on Tornelo now offer multiple …
Tornelo does something quite unique in the world of online chess platforms. We have the …
This month our focus was on speed! We are hosting the World Universities Online Chess …
Way back in August I was listening to Adam Raoof’s The Chess Circuit podcast and …
It’s been nearly 3 months since we last released changes to Tornelo, but you’re about …
A landmark announcement today with FIDE declaring that Hybrid Chess Tournaments (played online) will now …
Think of cheating in online chess tournaments like a virus, and catching a cheater is …
Waiting until the end of an event and sending a PGN file to Ken might …
A lot has been said about how to identify players who may be getting unfair …
It’s been another busy few weeks with some fairly major features to report, including our …
I was a little bit slack with my release notes (preparing to win FIDE selection …
It’s a funny story after the fact…. but at the time I feel for the …
A major milestone was reached today with the release of our new Responsive Game Board. …
I get this question a lot when Organisers and Arbiters are evaluating Tornelo as the …
The European Youth Online Chess Championships was a great opportunity to showcase the rich features …

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