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International Chess Day : benefits of playing Chess, History and significance

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International Chess Day : benefits of playing Chess, History and significance : International Chess Day is celebrated, since the International Chess Federation was established on 20 July 1924, after that every year 20 July is celebrated as International Chess Day by UNESCO, International Chess Day is a special day dedicated to celebrating the game of chess.

The first Chess Day was celebrated on 1966, since then Chess Day is celebrated every year on 20th July.

On this day, the game of chess is played at many international levels.

It is a mind game, which requires a lot of effort to play, that is why it is also called a mind game.

International Chess Day 2022
International Chess Day 2023

International chess day 2023 theme

the importance of FIDE in supporting international cooperation for chess activity.

About Chess:

International Chess Federation (FIDE) was founded in 1924, Chess is celebrated annually on 20 July, which is considered to be one of the oldest and most popular games in history.

After this it is being celebrated every year and is celebrated in 178 countries and in 2019 it was also given official recognition by the United Nations.

International Chess Day 2022
International Chess Day 2023

What is mind game?

In a game of chess, there are often two players between whom this game is played, in which there is a lot of press in the intellectual mind as well as the mental mind because in this game both the players are on the mind to beat each other’s queen.

Ideas have to be applied with emphasis, that’s why playing this game is very beneficial for the brain, and the ability to think, the ability to work is also very fast, that’s why it is called mind game.

In 1851, the first chess tournament was played in London in which the winner was the German Adol Edison, only after that the World Chess Federation was established and began to be played at the Summer Olympic Games every year.

International Chess Day Quotes

Chess is the gymnasium of the mind.” – Emanuel Laske

“Chess is the struggle against the error.” – José Raúl Capablanca

“When you see a good move, look for a better one.” – Alexander Alekhine

“Chess is a war over the board.” – Garry Kasparov

“It is my style to take my opponent and myself on to unknown grounds.” – Bobby Fischer

International Chess Day wishes

“Chess is rarely a game of ideal moves.” – Paul Keres

“You may learn much more from a game you lose than from a game you win.” – Sunil Ganguly

“Pawns are the soul of the game.” – Paul Morphy

“Every chess master was once a beginner.” – Paul Morphy

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20 July 1924, Paris, FranceFounded
Lausanne, Switzerland Headquarters

International Chess Day 2022
International Chess Day 2023


important facts :

  • Founded: 20 July 1924, Paris, France |
  • Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland |
  • CEO: Geoffrey D. Borg |

what is International Chess Day 2023 theme?

the importance of FIDE in supporting international cooperation for chess activity.

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