PogChamps, the influencer chess tournament organized by Chess.com, will return for its third iteration with an increased prize pool of $100K USD. The event will be presented by belt brand GRIP6 with additional sponsorship from Yerba Mate producer Guayaki, and custom PC hardware manufacturer CyberpowerPC.
The event will once again feature top-level chess masters coaching and commentating matches between popular influencers. This time, the tournament will go beyond the realm of Twitch to add The Office’s Rainn Wilson to the lineup.
The full list of tournament participants includes:
- Imane “Pokimane” Anys
- Rapper-turned-Twitch-star Logic
- Félix “xQc” Lengyel
- Michelle Khare
- Charles “moistCriTiKaL” White Jr.
- Daniel Negreanu
- VTuber CodeMiko
- Ludwig Ahgren
- Jimmy “MrBeast” Donaldson
- Ali “Myth” Kabbani
PogChamps 3 will kick off on Feb. 14.
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