NODWIN Gaming, South Asia’s foremost esports firm, Samay Raina, one particular of the world’s best chess streamers and ChessBase India, India’s biggest chess media firm are partnering to launch a new and enjoyable on the web chess league referred to as the Chess Super League (CSL).
The very first time of the Chess Tremendous League will run among 8-11 pm from 11th to 17th Oct 2021 that includes 6 leading Grandmasters across the globe among the Guys and Gals – 6 best gentlemen and females gamers from India and 6 top Indian junior boys and girls. The 6 groups of 6 players each individual will give viewers the exceptional prospect to see gamers arrive collectively to battle for a prize pool of a whopping INR 40 Lakhs.
The teams will be spearheaded by franchise house owners who will assistance and characterize their squad by way of the Chess Super League. The franchise entrepreneurs of the debut version incorporate the likes of Tanmay Bhat, Raftaar (Kalamkaar), Zakir Khan, MortaL (S8ul), Biswa Kalyan Rath and Shreyas Srinivasan (CEO, PayTM Insider). These franchise proprietors will act as ambassadors and will be the torch bearers for their groups for the entirety of the league.
This league will see Grandmasters like Ding Liren, Hikaru Nakamura, Anish Giri, Teimour Radjabov, Hou Yifan (the strongest woman player in the world), Muzychuk sisters, Nana Dzagnidze, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Vidit Gujrathi, Sasikiran Krishnan, Koneru Humpy, Dronavalli Harika, Tania Sachdev and young grandmasters like Gukesh, Raunak Sadhwani, Savitha Shri and other folks.
The league will be broadcast on Samay’s YouTube channel, and will attribute Sagar Shah (CEO, ChessBase India) and Samay as the hosts and commentators. Sagar and Samay commenced streaming chess with each other in early 2020. Their very entertaining still hugely useful streams have garnered over 650 million sights till date as the exclusive chemistry they share produces chess material that can be comprehended and liked by amateurs and gurus alike.
“I have enjoyed streaming chess with Sagar and have been amazingly lucky to have some of the greatest players in the planet enjoy chess on my channel and the best admirers in the planet looking at us have enjoyment 7 days just after 7 days. The logical subsequent step is to start a league that will attribute some of the ideal talent from India and around the planet and I just cannot be happier than to be equipped to do it now. Lovers will appreciate the competitive depth of what we have planned and as generally will enjoy the thrill of looking at high quality chess with us,” mentioned Samay Raina.
“Indian chess is on the rise and industry experts all throughout the environment have dubbed India as the following powerhouse in the entire world of chess. We have a lot of robust gamers, we have many younger skills. This on the web league will give additional exposure and chance to Indian players, in particular the children. Correct because its inception, ChessBase India has tried using its finest to ability chess in India and this on the net league is a stage in the correct route.” stated Sagar Shah, Founder, Chessbase India.
“Chess Super League is the 1st property that we are saying following the acquisition of the gaming enterprise of OML and is a testimony to the reality that gaming, eSports and comedy have sizeable synergies and shall occur with each other in a massive way. It is a sampling of lots of this kind of collaborations among the unique types of gaming enjoyment that the environment will see.” stated Akshat Rathee, Controlling Director, NODWIN Gaming.