Exciting Launch of Global Chess League: Live Streaming, Top Players and New Rules

Exciting Launch of Global Chess League: Live Streaming, Top Players, and New Rules

Exciting Launch of Global Chess League:

For the first time ever, the game of chess introduces a groundbreaking concept—the Global Chess League. In this unique event, top stars from around the world will compete for the coveted crown. The tournament will be played from 21st June to 2nd July 2023 in Dubai.

Tech Mahindra as Title Sponsor:

Tech Mahindra, the title sponsor, kicked off the league in Dubai with great style and enthusiasm.

Live Streaming on Jio Cinema:

Indian chess lovers are eagerly asking where they can watch all these exciting games live. The answer is Jio Cinema. Tune in to their streaming platform to enjoy all the matches and cheer for your favorite players representing different franchises.

Broadcasters Bringing Live Games Worldwide:

Not only Jio Cinema, but several other broadcasters will also be responsible for bringing these thrilling games to your screens. Check out the list below:

Saudi Sports Channel
Fox Sports
Kayo Sports
S Sport
Star Times
The Gaming Channel

Six Participating Teams and Prominent Players:

Six teams are participating in this marquee event, including Upgrad Mumba Masters, Triveni Continental Kings, Chingari Gulf Titans, Ganges Grandmasters, Alpine Warriors, and Balan Alaskan Knights. Excitingly, renowned players such as Nodirbek Abdustarrov, Vidit Gujrati, Arjun Ergasi, and Gukesh D are also taking part.

Three Categories and 36 Top Ranked Players

The Global Chess League features three distinct categories: rapid, blitz, and classical. A total of 36 top-ranked players, including superstars, icons, and prodigies, will compete for the ultimate title.

New Rules for the Competition

This competition will follow new rules inspired by the Champions League (Football) and Indian Premier League (Cricket). Here are the key points:

  • Matches will be played at distinct times.
  • Each team will play against others in a double round-robin format.
  • Winning with white pieces earns 3 points, while winning with black pieces yields 4 points.
  • The time control for every game will be 15 minutes.

Keep an eye out for further updates related to the thrilling Global Chess League. Be part of this historic event and witness the battle of chess minds on a global scale!