Oct 11 2021

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen Wins First-Ever NFT Chess Trophy

published by David Bold
in blog CoinCheckup Blog – Cryptocurrency News, Articles & Resources
original entryWorld Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen Wins First-Ever NFT Chess Trophy

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Magnus Carlsen, the reigning world chess champion and the highest-rated player of all time, has won the first-ever non-fungible token (NFT) chess trophy after finishing first in the $1.6 million Meltwater Champions Chess Tour (MCCT). An exact replica of the NFT trophy was auctioned off for 6.88 ETH worth approximately $24,700 at current market rates.