Under the Patronage of Dr. Tibor Navracsics member of the European Commission, responsible for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
The Global Chess Festival is an international unique event that relies on the 1500 years-old mystical board game presenting the diversity of 1000 faces of chess. From the perspective of education, culture, science and games, the festival offers all-day family entertainment.
From the Budapest Event Programs:
You are invited to meet Judit and Sophia Polgar, make ‘Szamos’ marzipan chess pieces, play on the interactive Samsung boards, follow the champions' chess games and get acquainted with the Chess Palace educational program. Contests, colorful presentations, arts & crafts and many more interesting activities await you in the Budapest event!
Special guest: Andras Hajos, singer, songwriter, comedian.
Highlighted program: Highlander Cup. The winner takes it all! The stakes are high. Great excitement!
Everyone is welcome between the ages 5-99!