International Chess Day

Today, July 20th is the anniversary of the founding of FIDE in Paris, France in 1924 and the anniversary of the International Chess Day proposed by UNESCO in 1966. Chess is the only sport which has a special worldwide celebration day dedicated to it. It is a unique game that unites people over the globe. Chess is more than just a sport, it is art, culture and science as well. FIDE, on its birthday wishes millions of chess admirers a wonderful Chess Day!

Chess date: 
Repeats every year on the 20 of July until Thu Jul 20 2017.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:15
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:15