The Global Chess Festival promotes the 1000 faces of chess all around the world. We aim to share the beauty of chess with 5 million people in 10 years, to connect and enjoy chess related activities on the day of the festival.
A warm welcome, dear Visitor! I am Judit Polgar and my dream is to share with you my love for the game, and my belief that Chess connects us!
Are you also a fan of the ancient game and believe that Chess is a bond that connects us worldwide? If so, express it by joining our community. It is free and as easy as 1-2-3!
The 23rd of July in 1976 marked the beginning of an extraordinary journey. A journey through 64 squares up onto winning Olympiads, breaking world records and defeating chess World Champions. And the journey continues...
Have you seen the Chess Map already? It is one of the features we are most proud of! On it everybody who loves chess can take their place. Yes, everybody!
So how does it work? This article explains everything you need to know.
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