The move will see chess players join blockchain and PMG will invite top chess players to support and advise on the implementation of chess engines.
Animoca Brands Corporation Ltd in conjunction with subsidiary Lympo and in partnership with Play Magnus Group (OTCQX:PMGMF) (PMG) is developing Anichess, a blockchain-based chess game with a play-and-earn ecosystem due to launch in 2023.
The game combines the expertise of Lympo, a leading global sports NFT ecosystem and PMG, a global leader in the chess industry that offers entertainment and e-learning services via its chess market brands. Along with Animoca, the companies will merge the worlds of chess and GameFi to create superior gaming experiences.
The move will see chess players join blockchain and PMG will invite top chess players to support and advise on the implementation of chess engines in Anichess to aid novice players and provide casual and experienced players with entertaining gameplay.
Lympo’s $SPORT token will be used as Anichess’ primary utility token, which will act as a gateway to the broader Lympo ecosystem, enhancing the playing experience and value proposition of the game.
“Chess has emerged as one of the fastest-growing esports. By partnering with Play Magnus Group (OTCQX:PMGMF) to create Anichess we will create unparalleled experiences for chess players, casual gamers, and fans,” co-founder and executive chairman of Animoca Brands Yat Siu said.
“The concept of Anichess will amplify the traditional chess experience with a new phenomenal strategic layer that will produce situations never seen before. Well-established game designers, super chess grandmasters, esports stars, and casual gamers are working together to deliver an action-packed blockchain chess experience,” stated Tadas Maurukas, CEO and co-founder of Lympo.