"Chess is a pure form of art"

250 venues from 23 countries took part in the 4th Global Chess Festival initiated by Judit Polgar

For the first time at the festival the Goodwill Ambassador of Artistic Values of Chess was awarded to a number of artists whose work has been inspired or influenced by the great game of chess.

The 3rd Biz Chess event was organized at the amazing roof terrace of the Hotel Aria which won the Hotel of the Year award in 2017.

Initiated by the belief of the Judit Polgar Chess Foundation, that the game of chess is a treat for strategic and creative thinking, which encourages children's thinking and understanding, in particular problem-solving skills, has created the new Chess Playground Program for Preschoolers.

The success of the Chess Palace Program over the past few years has encouraged the Judit Polgar Chess Foundation to expand one of the program's main pillars, the Teacher’s Training Course.

The 3rd edition of the annual Global Chess Festival (GCF) in Budapest, held on Saturday October 14th 2017, was a huge success.