upGrad Mumba Masters, owned by Unilazer Ventures Pvt. Ltd, was one of the 6 teams that took part in the inaugural season of the Tech Mahindra Global Chess League. The team finished as the runners up of the tournament.
In total 6 teams participated in the inaugural Global Chess League namely Triveni Continental Kings, Ganges Grandmasters, SG Alpine Warriors, Balan Alaskan Knights, Chingari Gulf Titans and upGrad Mumba Masters.
The team was led by Frenchman and iconic player GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. The rest of the squad comprised of the two queens of Indian chess – Padmashree GM Koneru Humpy and Padmashree GM Harika Dronavalli, GM Alexander Grischuk, GM Vidit Gujrathi, GM Javokhir Sindarov. The team was managed by GM Srinath Narayanan.