Hamburg, January 2022. The first authorized CHESS WORLD CHAMPIONS NFT Collection is expanded to include a special edition by Viktor Kortschnoj. This NFT Edition will be raffled among all bidders in the CHESS WORLD CHAMPIONS NFT Collection auction at openea.io after closing. With a bit of luck, you will receive a unique NFT that can later become collector’s items thanks to its explicit connection to the world championship series. Bid on at least one of the CHESS WORLD CHAMPIONS NFT Collection. Even if you are outbid, you still have a chance of winning the Korchnoj NFT.
Matthias Wüllenweber, Managing Director of ChessBase, is proud to publish this globally unique NFT collection: “Although Viktor Kortschnoj was ultimately denied the title, we would like to honor him as an extremely successful player in the history of the World Chess Championship.”
Viktor Kortschnoj accepted into the CHESS WORLD CHAMPIONS NFT Collection
The first authorized CHESS WORLD CHAMPIONS NFT Collection is published by ChessBase, the world’s leading German chess software company. The exclusive NFT collection “CHESS WORLD CHAMPIONS” presents the iconic games of great minds like Bobby Fischer, Anatoly Karpov, Vishy Anand or Vladimir Kramnik with only one NFT per artwork. Each work of art is only offered as a truly unique one-off piece. The collection will be expanded in the future. For more information, see https://nft.chessbase.com
The auction at opensea.io (https://opensea.io/collection/chess-world-champions) runs until January 12th, 2022.
ChessBase is a German chess media company whose chess software is today the worldwide standard for world champions, professionals and ambitious amateurs.
Vishy Anand (World Champion 2007 – 2013) says: “ChessBase has changed the world of chess forever. Today it is more or less unthinkable not to work with it.” The company operates an international chess server, a chess news platform and develops groundbreaking chess programs such as “Fritz” as well as award-winning educational programs for children.
The entire collection was designed by Carl Eriksson, a Swede who lives and works for a number of exciting brands, including ChessBase in Hamburg.
ChessBase GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
Rainer Woisin, managing director