The most powerful chess tournament management system
Trusted by thousands of event organisers, big and small
When a pairing program isn't enough
Tornelo is the only tool you need to manage every tournament, from start to finish.
Registration & Payments
Make it easy for players to enter your event and pay with 1-click. Or manage entries yourself.
Pairings & Matches
Run individual or team events as swiss, round-robin or your own system. Unlimited tie-breaks!
Online Games & Hybrid
Sign in and play from anywhere. Keep control over games from setup to checkmate and beyond.
Ratings & Player profiles
Ratings are updated instantly to allow players to track progress. Display 15+ rating profiles.
Your success is our success
Tornelo has made organizing tournaments so easy and effective even my grandpa could do it. As a business owner I truly appreciate the positive value it's added for my company without any additional overhead.
- Jesse C.
Tornelo is the foundation of our Chess Power business. Effectively managing all our student registrations, payments and tournament games both onsite and online. We have used Tornelo for 250+ events a year for over 11 years.
- Paul M.
Tornelo is hands-down the best platform for chess tournaments. Others just don't offer the control and features you really need to run a great event - especially with thousands of players. And it’s only getting better.
- Michael J. P.
Bird’s eye view over every part of the tournament in real-time.
Take the best path forward
Peek under the hood and explore Tornelo’s full potential.
Everything starts in the tournament Lobby. Player lists, pairings, standings even games and information for players all in one place.Learn More
Bird’s eye view over everything in real-time. See who is connected, when they move and start clocks for the rest.Learn More
Playing online with Tornelo is as close to an over the board experience as you can get. You will love our unique Call arbiter feature.Learn More
Choose the ratings database for your tournament and instantly add players. Or, bulk import from your own CSV file.Learn More
Select FIDE mode for accuracy, publish pairings when ready. Players can be unpredictable, but with quick on-the-fly changes, you’ll remain in full control.Learn More
Absolute flexibility of tournament settings will satisfy the rule makers of both official championships and fun training sessions.Learn More
Run tournaments players will remember
Best practice ideas, templates and guides. Tornelo is more than just a platform.
We’re a partner in helping you succeed.
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