The MPL Indian Chess Tour will comprise four online tournaments followed by a final where the winner will be crowned as the MPL Indian Chess Tour Champion 2022. 

The first stage of the series will see a rapid chess tournament running from March 31st to April 3rd. The competition will feature 16 Indian online chess players in a battle for a share of the $100,000 (~£ 76,353) prize pool.

18-year-old Indian Champion Arjun Erigaisi’s run of incredible results continued in the 1st leg of the MPL Indian Chess Tour as he scored +7 to clinch victory and a place not just in the MPL Indian Chess Tour final but in an upcoming stage of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour. When asked his secret, Arjun echoed Bobby Fischer’s “I just got good”, as he stated, “things just started going my way” - photo

👍 MPL Indian Chess Tour #1 - 120 games