Rage.Fan to release rare NFTs from the first-ever Chess Super League
RageFan’s strategic partnership with NODWIN Gaming to bring NFTs to eSports industry in India
NODWIN Gaming partners with RageFan to bring Chess NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) as part of the Chess Super League (CSL), a first-of-its-kind live-casted league that will feature some of the top grandmasters and international masters from India and the world battle it out.
NODWIN Gaming, South Asia’s leading eSports company, is an independent subsidiary of mobile gaming company Nazara Technologies.
RageFan is an innovative sports platform built on Blockchain offering Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS), Sports NFTs, and Fan Tokens to a global audience of sports fans.
“In the first ever partnership for NFTs, NODWIN opens up infinite possibilities for the market in Indian esports with Rage.Fan. Capturing CSL in the form of rare digital collectibles is surely a lot of chess fans will be looking forward to after the grand reception of the league. Going forward, NODWIN will definitely look to explore more opportunities in the digital asset sector for the global audience.” — Jigar Sheth, Chief Revenue Officer, NODWIN Gaming
RageFan and NODWIN will collectively launch limited edition Chess Super League (CSL) NFTs that will capture interesting match moments, in-game action, rare pictures of Indian & International Grandmasters, and future Grand Masters & Champions.
These Limited edition NFTs will be a collector’s delight and over time will become a rare digital asset to the owner. The Chess Premier League NFTs will be released by RageFan and can be purchased from their NFT marketplace shortly. NFT owners also get access to additional goodies like signed merchandise, tickets to standup shows, and access to exclusive live streams.
“A long-term partnership with an established player like NODWIN opens up the market for NFTs in eSports & other digital asset action plays. eSports & digital sports are a fast growing category and we are excited about the possibilities for both the organizations as we explore, mature and grow this segment. It is all the more exciting when the partnership is based on trust, aligned values and mutual growth! Great times ahead.” — Satheesh Ananth, CEO, RageFan
Catch all the action from The Chess Super League (CSL) on Samay Raina’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/SamayRainaOfficial
CSL or The Chess Super League is a huge tournament that will be held online from the 11th to the 17th of October 2021. This league will see Grandmasters like Ding Liren, Hikaru Nakamura, Anish Giri, Teimour Radjabov, Hou Yifan, Muzychuk sisters, Nana Dzagnidze, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Vidit Gujrathi, Sasikiran Krishnan, Koneru Humpy, Dronavalli Harika, Tania Sachdev, and young grandmasters like Gukesh, Raunak Sadhwani, Savitha Shri and others.
The teams will be spearheaded by franchise owners who will support and represent their squad through the Chess Super League. The franchise owners of the debut edition include the likes of Tanmay Bhat, Raftaar (Kalamkaar), Zakir Khan, MortaL (S8ul), Biswa Kalyan Rath, and Shreyas Srinivasan (CEO, PayTM Insider). These franchise owners will act as ambassadors and will be the torchbearers for their teams for the entirety of the league.
About NODWIN Gaming
NODWIN Gaming, South Asia’s leading esports company, is an independent subsidiary of mobile gaming company Nazara Technologies. Formed in 2014, the India-based company has since produced over 10,000 hours of gaming content, has been watched by over 200 million+ viewers, and organized 100+ gaming and esports events. Through its strategic partnerships with global publishers and partners including ESL, Valve, Krafton, Tencent, Riot, and Blizzard, NODWIN Gaming has introduced Indians to some of the best global experiences such as DreamHack, ESL One, The India Premiership, The Umzansi League in Africa, PUBG Mobile esports (PMCO/PMPL/PMWL), The Agni and Jazba series, The Unpause influencer network among others. NODWIN also actively works with media broadcasters on offering Media Rights for its national and global properties for broadcast.
NODWIN Gaming builds and operates its own esports IPs and currently operates in South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.