How to follow the Global Chess Festival?


On 12 October 2019 is the Global Chess Festival in Budapest, Hungary. The Global Chess Festival is founded by Judit Polgar, best female chess player of all time, and aims to connect people around the world through out playing Chess.

One of the main objectives of the festival is to highlight the diverse nature of chess in four main ways: Chess as a Sport, Chess as a Science, Chess as an Art and Chess as an Educational tool.

This year the festival will be held in a very special location – The Hungarian National Gallery, located in the castle district of the city. The festival is free of charge for all participants

Can’t you join the event in Budapest, but are you interested to follow it? This is what you need to do!

  • Check out for the programs!

  • Follow the Inspiration Cup, the 1st Hand & Brain tournament with real-time commentary by two of the world’s most colourful commentators, IMs Anna Rudolf and Lawrence Trent!
    09.50 – 12.30 at

  • Follow @GlobalChessFestival on Social Media!

The winner of the 'Future Champions of Europe' at the Global Chess Festival, will be invited to visit the 82nd edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2020 in The Netherlands and meet some of the best chess players in the world. We can’t wait!