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International Chess Day

July 20, 2022

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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day 20 of July, repeating indefinitely

When:
July 20

Where:
Everywhere

First occurrence:
1966

International Chess Day celebrates the day
the International Chess Federation (FIDE) was founded in 1924.
International Chess Day was proposed by UNESCO
and from then on celebrated since 1966.
Much later in 2019 International Chess Day was officially adopted by the UN.

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Date:
July 20, 2022
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Organizer

United Nations
Email:
social@un.org
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