1. Aug, 2021

Should chess be in the Olympics ?

The governing body for chess launched a campaign for the game to be included at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

The International Chess Federation (FIDE) called for faster formats of traditional chess, called rapid and blitz, to be included on the Olympic program.

FIDE said in a statement that the game of chess has a “genuine global appeal” and that it has 189 national federations and 600 million people who practise chess globally... reuters.com (2019)

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