Welt.de is The Exclusive German Broadcaster For Armageddon
The german media brand WELT and World Chess announce their partnership for the upcoming Armageddon Championship Series 2023, making Welt.de the exclusive German broadcast platform for the series. WELT belongs to the German media company Axel Springer. This partnership will bring the Armageddon Championship Series 2023 to German-speaking fans all over the world, giving them access to all games, as well as exclusive interviews, additional content, and events related to the event.
The Armageddon Championship Series 2023 starts on March 6 and is anticipated to be one of the most exciting and the most-viewed chess series of the year. It features the world’s top players competing under immense time pressure and will be broadcast live. With Welt.de at the helm, German-speaking fans can expect top-notch coverage, including in-depth analysis, play-by-play commentary by Georgios Soleidis and Sonja Maria Bluhm, and thrilling live heartbeat and calorie-burned-level data points.
“We are very thrilled to be part of this partnership with World Chess,” said Sven Flohr, head of Sports at WELT. “We are sure that the Armageddon Championship Series will bring a fresh level of excitement to this timeless game of chess. Our goal is to offer chess enthusiasts an engaging and interactive experience and to introduce those who are not yet familiar with chess to its thrilling aspects. We firmly believe that Welt.de is the ideal platform to do so.”
Ilya Merenzon, CEO of World Chess, said: “We are excited to collaborate with Welt.de on the Armageddon series, given chess’s long-standing popularity in Germany. With this partnership, we strive to bring even more fans to TV screens showing the game of chess in a captivating and entertaining way.”
For chess fans in Germany WELT provides online broadcasts of all the games on its website www.welt.de. Viewers will have the opportunity to see their favorite players in action, as well as access exclusive interviews and additional content. With the partnership with Welt.de, the 2023 Armageddon Championship Series is poised to be a landmark moment in the world of chess.
Armageddon Championship Series: Americas — March 6-12
Armageddon Championship Series: Asia & Oceania — April 3-9
Armageddon Championship Series: Women’s week — May 8 – 14
Armageddon Championship Series: Europe & Africa — June 12-18
Armageddon Championship Series: Grand Finale — September 14-20
Official website: chessarena.com/armageddon