Envy Gaming has announced the launch of a new content creator network and ambassador program, kicking it off by signing chess Twitch streamers Alexandra and Andrea Botez of the channel BotezLive. The sisters have amassed 473K followers on their shared Twitch channel and have appeared as commentators for the popular influencer chess competition Pogchamps.
Alexandra Botez is also a highly rated chess competitor, having earned the title of Woman FIDE Master.
The deal was made in consultation with Evolved Talent Agency and Brillstein Entertainment Partners
Chess has seen explosive growth this year, first due to a surge in popularity over the summer highlighted by the Pogchamps event, and then significantly accelerated by the release of the Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit.
The Botez sisters are the latest in a growing list of chess streamers and competitors to have signed with esports organizations, including Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura (TSM), Brazilian Grandmaster Krikor Mekhitarian (FURIA), and Grandmaster Andrew “penguingm1” Tang (Cloud9)
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