Want to challenge a Chess Grandmaster?

Take part in a one-of-a-kind giveaway on Opera’s Twitter and win an opportunity to play in a Grandmaster challenge against Ding Liren.

As part of the Champions Chess Tour 2021, Ding Liren will be taking part in a Chess Simul (simultaneous exhibition). This is when one player faces off against multiple opponents at the same time, giving aspiring chess players and fans an opportunity to play and learn from the masters. Opera, one of the partners of the Tour, is giving away six spots in the Simul round on February 28.

February 28, 12:00 CET. Chinese Chess Grandmaster, Ding Liren, will play round one of his Simul against a large group of competitors.

This is your opportunity to meet, and possibly beat, the legendary chess player, with the possibility of becoming a renowned player in your own right. For a chance to win a spot in the event, all you have to do is:

  1. Follow Opera and chess24 on Twitter 
  2. Retweet our announcement on Twitter
  3. Comment on our tweet with your favorite chess puzzle

The six winners will be selected by the 25th, and will be contacted directly with details.

Opera and Meltwater Champions Chess Tour

The Simul event follows on the heels of the Opera Euro Rapid, and is part of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour running from November 2020 to September 2021. Ding Liren, Magnus Carlsen, Teimour Radjabov, and the rest of the world elite players are currently competing in a total of ten online tournaments over a full competitive season to determine the world’s best chess player. All games will take place online on with players competing for a total prize pool of USD 1.5 million.

Opera, the Norwegian technology company and title partner of the Opera Euro Rapid, is the Official Browser Partner of the Tour. Opera’s browsers, news products and fintech solutions are the trusted choice of more than 380 million monthly active users worldwide. Opera is headquartered in Oslo, Norway and listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange (OPRA).

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