The dark side of India’s gaming boom
What happens when a virus-induced lockdown and big data targeting make online real-money gaming skyrocket?
There’s one tool that the gaming industry is particularly hesitant to talk about—your data. Deployed effectively, it could take a potentially addictive product and make it impossible to resist
BENGALURU : In the middle of 2019, a six-month-old Indian startup hosted the largest chess tournament the country had ever seen. Over 300,000 players registered, and over 12 hours, 1.2 million chess games were played. That’s 17,000 chess games concluded every minute.