Online Chess game app “WowChess” has launched in India and the online application is available to download on its website. Offline tournaments where lakhs of chess players including children compete throughout the year has been affected by the COVID pandemic and the entire chess tournament industry has come to a standstill. WowChess is bringing this offline behaviour to the online space.
WowChess is revolutionizing the chess gameplay industry by enabling the conduct of tournaments online. It is empowering chess players across India (for now, and eventually the world) to play chess tournaments in different formats of gameplay like arena blitz, bullet, puzzles, storylines, etc. with opportunities to win prizes. WowChess has distributed over Rs 6 lakh in prizes and has conducted 1500+ tournaments so far.
The app is built in India for Indian chess lovers and players and aims to become the premier Chess Tournament Provider of the country. WowChess users spend an average of 48 mins daily to play chess through their app. The app is seeing 30% month-on-month growth in user sign-ups.
WowChess offers entries into tournaments free, with its in-app currency and through entry fees. The app offers around 25 tournaments each day. It is the only chess app in the world that allows players to enter into competitions with an entry fee and win prizes.