New Zealand siblings make Pasifika chess history after major wins

A sibling trio of chess champs are earning fans all over the country and making history while they're at it.

The three primary schoolers of Samoan, Niuean and Cook Island descent are the first Pasifika players to qualify for the Australasian Nationals after winning gold at the New Zealand Power Team tournament.

Newshub sat down with Tyleah, Hunter and Grayson Po'e-Tofaeono, aged 11, 10 and eight, to see what their next moves are.

Watch the video.