An international chess competition, MeltWater Champion Chess Tour (MCCT) has announced the minting of NFT trophy and collectibles to save the most remarkable moments of the game for the period of time.
The winner of the MCCT will be awarded an NFT trophy, indicating mainstream crypto association from the international chess community.
According to an official statement, Chess Champs will mint two kinds of the Champion’s Trophy NFT, which will allow the fans to purchase an accurate replica through an auction on the internet. Apart from this, the company is planning to start a collection of NFT collectibles, which are connected in part to “the moves, the moments and the players” in the Chess Tour.
Carlsen’s profit in crypto can be traced back to the last chess tournament organized by crypto exchange FTX, a place which the world champion won 0.6 Bitcoin (BTC) accompanying by a $60,000 cash prize.