What is World Chess?

What is World Chess?

World Chess is a London-based media company that develops and commercializes chess. It’s an official broadcaster and commercial partner of the International Chess Federation (FIDE). World Chess organized the FIDE Championship Matches in Russia, the USA, and the UK, and revolutionized chess by signing the biggest media partnerships in the history of the sport. World Chess develops Armageddon, the chess league for prime-time television. In 2020, the company introduced FIDE Online Arena, the exclusive official online gaming platform.

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