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Puzzle game Chessarama becomes Champions Chess Tour sponsor, coming to PC and consoles in 2023

Chessarama has become an official sponsor of the world’s best online chess tournament, Play Magnus’ flagship Champions Chess Tour.


Screenshot of Chessarama

Minimol Games announces that its next game Chessarama will be launched in the second quarter of 2023 on PC and consoles and will sponsor the Play Magnus Group Champions Chess Tour

MURCIA, MURCIA, SPAIN, Nov. 15, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Brazilian indie studio Minimol Games is proud to announce that its upcoming game Chessarama will launch in Q2 2023 on PC and consoles and has become an official worldwide sponsor best online chess tournament, Play Magnus Group’s flagship Champions Chess Tour (partnership trailer), for the remaining event of the 2022 season and the duration of the 2023 season. Chessarama will also sponsor chess24’s coverage of the FIDE World Championship cycle.

Chessarama teaser: https://youtu.be/SN7FSexV7PI

Chessarama on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1831830/Chessarama/

In Chessarama, players will be able to enjoy a world of high-end minimalist games, unlock collectibles, and compete against each other as they climb the leaderboard. Reimagined chess game scenarios include farming a farmyard, battling a dragon, and battling as a legendary Ronin in feudal Japan.

The story of Chessarama cannot be understood without Raphael Dias, a young Brazilian developer and Ph.D. in physics who was marked by his discovery of chess at the age of 14. Chess not only led him to have a more structured mindset and discipline in his student and professional life, but also taught him values ​​like respect and patience. His passion for video games mixed with chess in 2019, when he decided to found the independent studio Minimol Games with the mission of developing minimalist and innovative chess games.

After 30 small games launched, more than 250,000 copies sold and an average positive review rate above 85%, Minimol Games is developing its most ambitious title to date, Chessarama. Chessarama is a collection of original chess-inspired turn-based games with their own rules, dioramas and designs.

Play Magnus Group and Minimol Games will work together to make chess accessible and engaging to a wider audience through Chessarama. The goal is fully in line with the larger goals of the Play Magnus group.

Sebastian Kuhnert, Director of Business Development at Play Magnus Group, said:

“We are thrilled to announce this partnership between the world’s largest online chess tournament, the Champions Chess Tour, and Chessarama, an exciting new puzzle game that everyone can enjoy. Chessarama gives chess fans and puzzle game fans in general the opportunity to test their wits in a new world of turn-based games. It’s smart, and it’s fun. We can’t wait to show people Chessarama and look forward to its launch in 2023.”

Raphael Dias, CEO and Creative Director of Minimol Games, said:

“We are extremely pleased with this partnership between Chessarama and Play Magnus Group. We are fully aligned with the mission of making chess more accessible and engaging for an even wider audience, and Chessarama will be another solid step in that direction. Chessarama aims to provide players with a modern gaming experience, drawing inspiration from the tactics, strategies and culture of chess to create original puzzle and turn-based games, all in one package. The Champions Chess Tour – the world’s most innovative sporting event to emerge in recent years, is definitely the best partner to introduce our game to the world.”


Press kit: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1P6A8M04R8fVL_UpNhN_syJy12cjdnJnS?usp=sharing
Chessarama Announcement Trailer: https://youtu.be/SN7FSexV7PI

Chessarama’s creative director talks about his relationship with Chess and announces the partnership with Play Magnus Group: https://youtu.be/R11lgBPRl5Q

Chessarama is developed by Minimol Games, a small Brazilian studio with a passion for creating clever puzzles, beautiful dioramas and high quality games. Together they want to help chess become even more popular, offering all types of players a modern video game experience with solid chess inspirations.

For more information, visit the studio’s official site, follow @MinimolGames on Twitter, and like its Facebook page.

Play Magnus Group is a global chess industry leader focused on delivering premier digital experiences to millions of chess players and students. The company offers e-learning and entertainment services through its market-leading brands: chess24, Chessable, iChess, New In Chess, Everyman Chess, Magnus Academy, Aimchess, Play Magnus App Suite and the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour. The group’s mission is to develop chess to make the world smarter by encouraging more people to play, watch, study and earn a living through chess. Play Magnus Group is listed on Euronext Growth Oslo under the symbol PMG. www.pmg.me


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