Join the Global Chess Festival! Chess connects us!

The 4th edition of the annual Global Chess Festival (GCF) will be held on Saturday, October 13th, 2018. This year’s festival in Budapest will take place in the breathtaking location of the Hungarian National Gallery. As in previous years, a wide range of activities will be organized, all with chess as the main theme. Those who cannot make it to Budapest will be able to join Judit Polgar's festival through Chess.com: a 24-hour tournament will be held from October 12th to 13th (registration will open on October 5th), as well as an online simul by Judit against Chess.com users, which will also be broadcast on ChessTV and Twitch.

“Our mission has not changed,” says Judit Polgar, who is responsible for the organization of the Global Chess Festival. “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 by 2025, to connect and enjoy chess-related activities on the day of the festival. The power of chess connects people."

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