Aamir Khan

Riteish Deshmukh

Arijit Singh

Sajid Nadiadwala

Ananya Birla

Nikhil Kamath


Yuzvendra Chahal

Manu Jain

Checkmate COVID – Celebrity Edition

Chess.com India is launching its most exciting event yet, and you are invited! This edition of Checkmate COVID will feature top Indian celebrities facing off against 5-Time World Champion Viswanathan Anand, celebrities at a go in half hour simul games. As we engage the chess community through this exciting event, we also ask each of you to donate towards a worthy cause that is close to our hearts – feeding hungry communities across India. With every milestone donation we hit, we’ll reveal the next on our celebrity lineup!

EVENT FLOW  5.00 PM - 8.00 PM
 Opening ceremony 
 Vishy Anand plays simultaneous chess with celebs, hosts commentate.
 Chat with Participants
 Vishy Anand plays simultaneous chess with next batch of celebs, hosts commentate
 Show ends


Date: June 13, 2021
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Link: https://youtu.be/TVe-JOvh3b8

Held in association with The Akshaya Patra Foundation all proceeds of this event will go towards serving individuals and families who are at-risk of hunger through this devastating second wave of the pandemic.

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₹ 8,47,275

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