World Chess Day 2022
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World Chess Day is celebrated every year on 20 July.
World Chess Day is also known as International Chess Day as it is celebrated globally.
The main reason why International Chess Day is celebrated on 20 July is that the International Chess Federation (FIDE) was established on this date in the year 1924.
The primary idea of celebrating International Chess Day was proposed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The day has been celebrated since the inception of FIDE in 1966.
World Chess Day is celebrated to encourage people to play the game and to increase their mental strength and thinking level.
Top 5 World Chess Champions
Viswanathan Anand (India)
Bobby Fischer (America)
Magnus Carlsen (Norway)
Fabiano Caruana (America)
Mikhail Tal (Latvia)
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