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US: Magnus Carlsen buys chess platform Chessable.com

 |  September 3, 2019

Chess world champion Magnus Carlsen’s company Play Magnus has purchased the UK-based chess training platform Chessable.com, in a move that marks the Grandmaster’s latest attempt to conquer the lucrative world of online chess.

The purchase, the price of which has not been disclosed, comes just months after the March merger of the Norwegian player’s company with online chess platform Chess24.com, which streams tournaments and connects players with online opponents from around the world. Chessable was launched in 2016 by chief executive David Kramaley, then a psychology graduate student at Bristol University. 

The platform hosts courses pitched at levels from beginner to expert, and includes interactive demonstrations, text explanations and video tutorials.

Full Content: Financial Times

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