Arjun Erigaisi wins 1st leg of MPL Indian Chess Tour

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Standings

Player position

Prize money

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2.

3.

4.

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6.

Erigaisi Arjun

$1500

Raunak Sadhwani

$1350

Ganguly Surya

$1250

Gukesh D

$1250

Narayanan.S.L

$1150

Abhimanyu Puranik

$1100

Erigaisi Arjun

$1500

Raunak Sadhwani

$1350

Ganguly Surya

$1250

Gukesh D

$1250

Narayanan.S.L

$1150

Abhimanyu Puranik

$1100

See full standings

Players

India plays host to the first regional expansion of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour, the world’s richest and most prestigious online chess event. The Tour and Mobile Premier League, Asia’s biggest esports and skill gaming platform, have combined to bring you a feast of chess featuring the top stars from India, the game’s new powerhouse.

$100k

Total prize fund
to be won

5 Golden Tickets

To the Meltwater
Champions Chess Tour

16 Top-ranked

Indian Grandmasters
in each event

New to the Tour?

The newly-revamped 2022 Tour is ready to go. The season starts on February 19 and runs until November. Here are the key details:

Players compete over five tournaments for a $100,000 prize pot, the title of MPL Indian Chess Champion and the winner of each event scoops a golden ticket to the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour to mix it with the world elite. 

Tour dates

MPL Indian
Chess Tour

1st Leg

Winner
Arjun Erigaisi

Mar. 31st- Apr. 3rd

MPL Indian
Chess Tour

2nd Leg

June, 2nd-5th

MPL Indian
Chess Tour

3rd Leg

Aug. 5th-8th

MPL Indian
Chess Tour

4th Leg

Sept. 30th - Oct. 3rd.

MPL Indian
Chess Tour

Finals

Nov. 4th-7th

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