Baseline Ventures, a sports, events, entertainment, and licensing firm, has joined forces with the young Indian grandmaster (GM), Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa.
In this development, Baseline Ventures will represent the fourth youngest grandmaster in all commercial aspects.
Praggnanandhaa earned the title of grandmaster at the very young age of 12 years, 10 months, and 13 days, and he is also youngest international master in history.
Commenting on this association, Praggnanandhaa, said, “I am thrilled to have signed with Baseline Ventures and am looking forward to how it will benefit my career. It is imperative that every athlete today has the right representation, and having the right people around me to handle the commercial aspects would be positive for my career.”
On welcoming Praggnanandhaa, the MD & Co-founder of Baseline Ventures, Tuhin Mishra, said, “Praggnanandhaa’s accomplishments as a 17-year-old are just the beginning. He is undoubtedly an exceptional talent with the potential to become a sporting sensation who can take the country by storm.”
Praggnanandhaa was born in Padi, a town near Chennai on August 10, 2005. He laid his hand on the World Youth Chess Championship Under-8 title in 2013. Earlier this year in June, Praggnanandhaa also teamed up with Rhiti Sports.
In 2022, Baseline Ventures also joined hands with Mayank Agarwal and Lakshya Sen.