World Chess Champion Magnus Carles competed in a chess tournament with 1 Bitcoin prize.
In 2021, many celebrities got involved in the crypto space in various ways.
Chess master Magnus Carlsen competed for the 1 Bitcoin prize at the “Agadmator CakeDeFi Christmas Arena” chess tournament held on December 21.
Along with Carlsen, many famous chess players such as Hikaru Nakamura, Alireza Firouzja, Andrew Tang, Daniel Naraditsky took part in the tournament. The tournament was interrupted due to technical problems. Internet chess server Lichess announced that the competition will continue with the same scores on another day.
Carlsen, 31, had previously appeared in various tournaments for the NFT awards.
The Norwegian chess grandmaster won the international chess tournament, the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour (MCCT), last October and received the NFT award.