Kryal Castle Chess Shield 2024

Experience the magic!

2 separate days for Primary and Secondary divisions:

Wednesday 17h April - Secondary Open Championship
Thursday 18th April - Primary Open Championship

Northern Star Chess is proud to present this unique experience for junior chess players in Victoria

Primary and Secondary students from schools in Victoria are invited to play in a special NSC School Zonal day at this amazing venue.

Kryal Castle Chess Shield winners:

Primary School Champion:

2019 - Mount Blowhard Primary School
(2020 - 2022 Not held due to COVID)
2023 - Cambridge Primary School

Secondary School Champion:

2019 - Scotch College
(2020 - 2022 Not held due to COVID)
2023 - Ballarat Clarendon College

  • Players can register through their school as part of a school team or register directly as an individual
  • Download invitation:
        School invitation - For School Chess Coordinators
        Individual invitation - for parents
  • To register a school team: Email Us
  • To register your child directly:
         Online registration for Secondary Division
         Online registration for Primary Division
  • Separate tournaments for Primary division and Secondary division
  • Names of winning School from each Division will go on the perpetual Kryal Castle Chess Shield
  • Standard NSC zonal prizes
  • Top 30% of Secondary Open division students qualify for the NSC Secondary Open State Final
  • Top 30% of Primary Open division students qualify for the NSC Primary Open semi-finals
  • Additionally, top 30% of girls from each Open division qualify for the respective Girls State Finals
  • Special prizes for winning schools in each division
  • Entry fee is $25 per student - includes venue entry on the day, tournamnet entry and free giveaways and discount deal

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