Our proud Partners

Meet the official partners of the Champions Chess Tour



Meltwater is a global leading provider of social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, and using patented artificial intelligence systems, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside.



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Understand what’s in the air you breathe with the world’s leading radon and indoor air quality monitors.


Aker BioMarine

Aker BioMarine is a biotech innovator and Antarctic krill-harvesting company, dedicated to improving human and planetary health. The company develops krill-based ingredients for nutraceutical, aquaculture, and animal feed applications. The company’s fully transparent value chain stretches from sustainable krill harvesting in pristine Antarctic waters and all the way to customers around the world.


Breakthrough Initiatives

In July 2015, together with Stephen Hawking, Yuri Milner announced the launch of the $100 million astronomical program Breakthrough Listen, to reinvigorate the search for extraterrestrial intelligence in the universe; and in April 2016 they launched Breakthrough Starshot, a $100 million research and engineering program seeking to develop a new technology for uncrewed interstellar travel. Breakthrough Watch is astronomical program to develop Earth- and space-based technologies that can find evidence of primitive life on Earth-like planets in our cosmic neighborhood. All these philanthropic initiatives are funded by Breakthrough Prize Foundation established by Yuri and Julia Milner.


Julius Baer

Julius Baer is the leading Swiss wealth management group and a premium brand in this global sector, with a focus on servicing and advising sophisticated private clients.

As part of the partnership, Julius Baer will place special focus on fostering the educational benefits of chess, supporting in particular children who play chess through the  Julius Baer Challengers Chess Tour.

Chess has an undeniable heritage, and similar to Julius Baer, the digital transformation of the game is taking a new approach, adapting to trends that will shape our future. “How we invest today is how we live tomorrow”. This is why we at Julius Baer devote special attention to the next generation.



Opera is a global web innovator. Opera’s browsers, news products and fintech solutions are the trusted choice of more than 380 million people worldwide. Opera desktop browser user numbers have grown 64 percent in the last three years to 75 M MAU. Opera is headquartered in Oslo, Norway and listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange (OPRA).