Magnus Carlsen and Christian Pulisic Talk About Similarities in Football and Chess
Global Sports company PUMA announces a collaboration between five-time World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and professional football player Christian Pulisic. Two sport icons came together on a football pitch to have a conversation about the differences and similarities between chess and football.
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230713204362/en/
Global Sports company PUMA brought together five-time World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and professional football player Christian Pulisic, as the two sport icons met on a football pitch to have a conversation about the differences and similarities between chess and football. (Photo: Business Wire)
What can a football athlete and a chess player teach one another? The conversation between Magnus and Christian only shows that there are plenty of things that are relevant for both disciplines. “I am an attacking player who likes to be creative and to put defenders on their back foot. I like to be very aggressive and direct towards goals, so that's really my style,” said Pulisic. When playing football or chess, it is important to avoid critical errors, think strategically, and make decisions quickly. “In chess, I am pretty universal, but definitely leaning towards positional rather than tactical play,” said Carlsen.
Discover what further analogies and insights Magnus Carlsen and Christian Pulisic have found during their conversation and how it is about for them to have a special signature PUMA shoe in the full video on PUMA’s official YouTube channel at: LINK.
Additionally, a collection of relevant photos from their interaction can be found HERE.
As the next step in the chess world, PUMA has partnered with Chess.com and Christian Pulisic once again to launch a Christian Pulisic chess bot. The Pulisic chess bot is an AI bot modeled after professional football player and global PUMA ambassador, Christian Pulisic. On July 13th, chess enthusiasts from around the globe will have the opportunity to test their skills and play a game against Pulisic. Fans can register for free on Chess.com and play Christian Pulisic from July 13th on the site’s “Play Computer” page, or at https://www.chess.com/play/computer?bot=christian-pulisic.
PUMA is one of the world’s leading sports brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. For 75 years, PUMA has relentlessly pushed sport and culture forward by creating fast products for the world’s fastest athletes. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running and Training, Basketball, Golf, and Motorsports. It collaborates with renowned designers and brands to bring sport influences into street culture and fashion. The PUMA Group owns the brands PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd. The company distributes its products in more than 120 countries, employs about 20,000 people worldwide, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach/Germany.
Chess.com is the world's leading online chess platform, founded in 2005, dedicated to growing the game of chess and helping chess players around the world enjoy the game. Chess.com is the leading provider of chess gaming and other chess-related services including a vibrant forum and social network, a news feed, a chess academy, a coaching platform, tactics and puzzles, live tournaments, a separate website for kids (http://chesskid.com), and ChessTV. In May 2023, Chess.com‘s membership surpassed 140 million worldwide. In June 2023, Chess.com was named one of TIME's 100 Most Influential Companies.
To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.
Teamhead Global Brand PR
Head of PR, Chess.com
About Business Wire
For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
Alipay Supports Over 100 Million Digital Torchbearers to Join the First-Ever Digital Cauldron Lighting for Asian Games24.9.2023 16:17:00 EEST | Press release
The Hangzhou Asian Games has begun with the evening opening ceremony on September 23. The opening ceremony combined Chinese traditions, culture and digital innovations at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium for a spectacular kickoff event. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230924810542/en/ Digital torchbearers joining to light the cauldron for the Hangzhou Asian Games (Photo: Business Wire) As the Official Prestige Partner and technology provider of Hangzhou Asian Games, Alipay has supported over 100 million digital torchbearers to join the first-ever digital cauldron lighting in Asian Games history during the ceremony. These digital torchbearers were combined as one digital torchbearer avatar to light the cauldron together with swimming Olympic champion Wang Shun. The Asian Games Digital Torchbearer Online Relay campaign was launched on June 15, 2023, the 100-day countdown to the Games. Participants can
Unitedprint.com collaborates with Pexels.com24.9.2023 11:00:00 EEST | Press release
The e-commerce technology company Unitedprint.com has announced several exciting innovations for its brands Easyprint.com and print24.com. On top of the launch of interactive 2D and 3D product preview visualisations, the company is expanding its offering through a partnership with Pexels.com, a Canva.com company, and is also making more than 12 million premium design templates available to its users. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230920567824/en/ Easyprint's FreeDesign tool offers over 3 million royalty-free stock photos and 12 million free design templates (Photo: Business Wire) Cooperation with Pexels.com In close collaboration with Pexels, a subsidiary of Canva.com, Easyprint is expanding its offering to include 3 million royalty-free stock images that users can access free of charge and without restriction for their individual projects. “This partnership will allow our customers to take their creativity
SLB Announces Third-Quarter 2023 Results Conference Call22.9.2023 20:00:00 EEST | Press release
SLB (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on October 20, 2023 to discuss the results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2023. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 9:30 am US Eastern time and a press release regarding the results will be issued at 7:00 am US Eastern time. To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1 (844) 721-7241 within North America or +1 (409) 207-6955 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call and the access code is 8858313. A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at www.slb.com/irwebcast on a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their browsers and register for the webcast. Following the end of the conference call, a replay will be available at www.slb.com/irwebcast until November 20, 2023, and can be accessed by dialing +1 (866) 207-1041 within North America or +1 (402) 970-0847 outsid
Energy Dome's CO2 Battery™ to Revolutionize U.S. Energy Landscape With First Installation Slated for 202622.9.2023 18:45:00 EEST | Press release
A groundbreaking development in sustainable energy storage is on the horizon for Columbia County, Wisconsin, U.S., spearheaded by Alliant Energy in collaboration with Energy Dome and other key stakeholders. Alliant Energy has just announced its selection to receive a federal grant of up to approximately $30 million from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED) for the pioneering Columbia Energy Storage Project, a proposed 200-megawatt hour energy storage system, based on Energy Dome’s signature technology: the CO2 Battery™. This visionary battery system, aptly named the “Columbia Energy Storage Project”, is poised to be a trailblazer in the United States, marking a pivotal stride towards a more sustainable, reliable, and cost-effective energy future. Claudio Spadacini, CEO of Energy Dome, declared: “I’m honored to be part of this remarkable journey alongside Alliant Energy. The Columbia Energy Storage Project marks the genesis of a new era, where the
Settlement Administrator Angeion Group Announces Proposed Settlement In U.S. Dollar LIBOR-Based Instrument Class Action22.9.2023 16:00:00 EEST | Press release
There are lawsuits impacting individuals and institutions that entered into over-the-counter financial derivative and non-derivative instruments directly with 17 banks and that received payments tied to U.S. Dollar LIBOR. A Settlement totaling $101 million has been reached with Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. (“Rabobank”), Lloyds Banking Group plc, Lloyds Bank plc, HBOS plc, and Bank of Scotland plc (together, “Lloyds”), Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”), and Portigon AG and Westdeutsche Immobilien Servicing AG (together “Portigon”). Earlier settlements totaling $680 million were reached with Barclays, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, MUFG, Norinchukin, and SocGen bringing the total settlement amount to $781 million. The remaining Non-Settling Defendants include Bank of America, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Scotland, and UBS. What does the Settlement provide? The Settlement will create a Settlement Fund totaling $101 million that will be used to pay eligible Class Members who submi
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom