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.
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A Special Event With UN Women: Fighting Stereotypes with Judit Polgár, Chess Grandmaster and Planet 50-50 Champion
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!
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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