Collaboration with Global Chess Festival


We are happy to announce that we are proud sponsor of the Global Chess Festival by Judit Polgar and will be looking forward to welcoming the ‘Future Champion of Europe’ at the 82nd edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament (January 2020). 


The Global Chess Festival is founded by Judit Polgar, best female chess player of all time, and aims to connect people around the world in chess related activities, sports, arts, culture and entertainment. 

Judit Polgar: "I was participating at the world famous chess tournament in Wijk aan Zee countless occasions, therefore it is a great pleasure for me that in the framework of the collaboration with Tata Steel Chess, we can provide a lifetime experience to a talented young player. The winner of the 'Future Champions of Europe' at the Global Chess Festival, will get an opportunity to visit the tournament in 2020 and meet some of the best chess players in the world". 

"Judit Polgar is not only a fantastic role model for young chess players, she is also passionate about leveraging the game of chess to connect between people, kids in particular. And that is exactly what we also do at the side events of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament", says Myra Rooselaar, Chairwoman of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. "By supporting the Global Chess Festival, we aim to connect even more people through fun and chess related activities". 

The fourth edition of the Global Chess Festival will be held in Budapest, Hungary on 12 October 2019.