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Immortal Game does a winning move, raises $15.5 million to build online chess experience

With 800 million players worldwide, chess is more popular than ever. New technology platforms have introduced the “Game of Kings” to a whole new generation and secured its place in pop culture, from Netflix’s “The Queen’s Gambit” to the growth of chess influencers on streaming platforms.

come in immortal gameThe Paris-based platform aims to leverage web3 and next-generation digital assets to improve the gaming experience for online chess players worldwide, who currently play over 20 million games daily. I’m here.

Founded in 2021 by Thomas Zepfel, David Singara When Geoffroy Mestralet, Immortal Game, was created in collaboration with a dedicated blockchain-powered chess community. The company is now launching its web3 chess platform and marketplace, for which he has raised $12 million in Series A funding.

The gaming startup uses the funding to accelerate product momentum and expand into key markets such as the US, Europe and India.

guided by TCG Cryptothe round includes several other leading technology and entertainment VC specialists such as Cassius, greenfield one, sparkle ventures (Supported by Sandbox Founders and Animoca Brands) by Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman 35V, block wall, Kraken VenturesWhen spice capital.

Players can participate in live games, league tournaments, and a powerful set of learning tools and products. His 50 Grandmasters, who are Immortal Game Ambassadors, will also be on board and can be accessed regularly on the platform. Players monetize their time, game participation and skill development through a “play to earn” platform, his NFT with chess utility and unique play style, marketplace with live auctions and instant purchases There is also an option to

The company raised $3.5 million in seed funding earlier this year. Immortal Game has also partnered with Immutable X, a layer 2 game protocol, to bring their games to the public blockchain, Ethereum.

Immortal Game CEO Thomas Zaepffel said: Chess is a game that has benefited from this technology for centuries, preserving its legacy while attracting new groups of players as it continues to expand the reach of this incredible game. , fifty grand excited to support his master. ”

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