Meltwater Champions Chess Tour: World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen has won the inaugural Meltwater Champions Chess Tour.
- Carlsen takes home the non-fungible token (NFT) trophy and $100,000 for winning the Finals with two matches to spare and the title of Tour Champion.
- A year of intense competition came to an end today as the Norwegian clinched first place overall in the Tour’s showpiece Finals event.
- The 10-month long online chess tournaments were held on chess24.com from November 22, 2020, till October 4, 2021.
- The inaugural Meltwater Champions Chess Tour was the most viewed online chess event in history.
Note: The tournaments are not rated by FIDE.
- The MCCT tour comprised of 10 total tournaments.
- Magnus Carlsen is now considered as the undisputed best online chess player in the world.