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FIDE 100 Guiness World Records Attempt

FIDE, in celebration of the International Chess Day and its 100th anniversary, presents an unprecedented challenge.

On July 20, 2024, FIDE is on a quest to set the Guinness World Record for the most chess games played in 24 hours.

The registration of the tournaments participating in the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Attempt is available via the official FIDE Guinness World Record Attempt page.

FIDE – Inspiring more girls to play chess!

image – courtesy Leonid Sandler

IM Anastasia Sorokina and WGM Dana Reizniece-Ozola visit Melbourne – hold master-classes for girls.

Anastasia Sorokina, Belarusian chess player, Women’s International Master and FIDE coach, and Dana Reizniece-Ozola, Latvian chess player, former Minister of Finance of Latvia and FIDE Managing Director, are visiting Melbourne. Leonid Sandler, President of Chess Victoria , says that this visit will help popularise chess, especially among girls.