Play Magnus Overview

  • Founded
  • 2013
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 54
  • Stock Symbol
  • PMG
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 5
  • Share Price
  • $2.91
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Play Magnus General Information


Play Magnus AS is engaged in ownership, development, marketing and sale of chess-related eLearning and eSports services, the creation and management of bespoke chess events, tournaments and sponsorship experiences for corporate partners. The company provides digital experiences for millions of chess players and students around the world. It offers e-learning and entertainment services via its market leading brands: chess24, Chessable, CoChess, the Play Magnus App Suite, and the Champions Chess Tour.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Entertainment Software
Other Industries
Educational Software
Stock Exchange
Primary Office
  • Tordenskioldsgate 2
  • 0160 Oslo
  • Norway
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Play Magnus Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$2.91 $2.98 $1.33 - $4.75 $152M 52.4M 495K -$0.08

Play Magnus Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2019 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019 FY 2018 31-Dec-2018 FY 2017 31-Dec-2017
Revenue 2,926 2,926 577
EBITDA (2,178) (2,178) (880)
Net Income (4,397) (4,397) (1,206)
Total Assets 24,567 24,567 5,291 2,174
Total Debt 2,488 2,488 287 0
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Play Magnus Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Play Magnus Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Andreas Thome Chief Executive Officer
Felipe Longa Chief Technology Officer & Head of Engineering
Magnus Carlsen Co-Founder
Espen Agdestein Board Member & Manager
Anders Brandt Chairman & Co-Founder
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Play Magnus Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since
Aaron Gershenberg SVB Capital Board Observer 000 0000
Anders Brandt Self Chairman & Co-Founder 000 0000
Charles Stonehill Self Board Member 000 0000
Espen Agdestein Play Magnus Board Member & Manager 000 0000
Henrik Carlsen Play Magnus Board Member 000 0000
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Play Magnus Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Play Magnus Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Play Magnus Acquisitions (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 00000 04-Mar-2021 000000000000000000 Publishing 0000000 00000
000 00 00000 01-Feb-2021 000000000000000000 Publishing 0000000 00000
000000 18-Nov-2020 000000000000000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) 0000000 00000
000000000 09-May-2019 000000000000000000 Entertainment Software
Chess24 16-Mar-2019 Merger/Acquisition Casinos and Gaming
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Play Magnus Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Chess24 Casinos and Gaming Hamburg, Germany 2014
000000000 Entertainment Software London, United Kingdom 0000
000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Salt Lake City, UT 0000
000 00 00000 Publishing Alkmaar, Netherlands 0000
00000000 00000 Publishing London, United Kingdom
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