Online chess competition the Champions Chess Tour has announced a partnership with Swiss private bank Julius Baer that will run for its full 2021 tour season. The partnership is a continuation of organizer Play Magnus Group’s relationship with the bank, which supported the 2020 Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour.
The Champions Chess Tour is a $1.5M USD, 10 tournament tour organized by Play Magnus Group in partnership with chess24. The tour has also secured a partnership with Nordic trading platform Skilling, which was the title sponsor of its opening tournament, and a TV deal with Eurosport.
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