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Budapest to Host the 45th Chess Olympiad in 2024

Budapest, the beautiful capital of Hungary, is gearing up to host a major international chess event in 2024. From September 10-23, 2024, the Hungarian Chess Federation and the World Chess Federation (FIDE) will organize the 45th Chess Olympiad in Budapest.

This prestigious tournament is a particularly special occasion, as it will also celebrate the 100th anniversary of FIDE’s founding. Top chess players and teams from around the world will converge on Budapest to compete for the coveted Chess Olympiad medals and titles.

For chess enthusiasts visiting during this time, there is an added cultural attraction not to be missed. The “Art of Chess” exhibition will showcase the valuable collection of the Budapest Chess Collection and Museum. This unique museum, founded in 2008 by Tamás Schenker after decades of collecting chess artifacts, houses memories and objects related to Hungarian and international chess culture.

Whether you are an avid chess player or a more casual cultural tourist, Budapest in September 2024 promises to be a chess lover’s delight. Mark your calendars for this once-in-a-century celebration of the game of kings in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities.

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