Officially Acquires Play Magnus, Carlsen Signs As Ambassador, the world's largest chess website, has acquired Play Magnus Group, a leading chess entertainment and education company. The proposed acquisition was initially announced on August 23, 2022… Officially Acquires Play Magnus, Carlsen Signs As Ambassador has acquired Play Magnus Group. This is the largest chess site in the world. Play Magnus Group's board unanimously recommended the acquisition. The acquisition was first announced on August 23, 2022. It was a coincidence that also reached 100,000,000 members on the same day. This is another significant milestone in the site’s history. Play Magnus Group is home to many popular brands and businesses, including Chessable and Chess24, AimChess and Magnus Academy. He will compete regularly in events, such as the Speed Chess Championship. Carlsen competed in the 2022 Speed Chess Championship Final on December 18, 2022. Hikaru Nakamura gave a spectacular, wire-to-wire performance. Carlsen will compete in the 2023 Speed Chess Championship as well as the PRO Chess League and Bullet Chess Championships. He also has regular Titled Tuesdays. is delighted to welcome the greatest chess player in the world to the 2023 tournament series. The CEO of, Erik Allebest, Danny Rensch and Andreas Thome spoke out about the acquisition. " is 100% committed to our mission of serving the chess world and growing the game. "The future of chess looks bright and I'm a huge fan. Erik Allebest, CEO. "I cannot wait for the incredible content, events and products that will be coming. Erik Allebest: "At the heart of our goals for Chess has always been the improvement of the livelihoods, and opportunities for chess professionals. The best of the chess world's talent together - from top players to streamers and creators to authors - makes me more optimistic than ever about the future direction of the chess community and the possibilities for what we can accomplish together. "Play Magnus Group" was founded with the goal of making it easier for people to learn, play, watch and earn a living playing chess. We are very excited about the future of chess as and Play Magnus begin their journey together. Play Magnus Group CEO Andreas Thome. The mission of Play Magnus Group is to make it easier for people to learn, play, watch and earn a living playing chess. About has more than 100,000,000 members around the globe who play more than 10,000,000 games each day. About Play Magnus The Play Magnus Group was established in 2013 with the aim of making the world a better place through chess. It also created the Champions Chess Tour, a series of entertainment and learning products and the Play Magnus Group.