July 20 is the International Chess Day , since this same day in 1924 was when the International Chess Federation was born , FIDE is its initials. However, the idea was not from the federation but from UNESCO, which decided to celebrate it since 1966.
Every year on this date, FIDE and its 181 federations organize chess competitions and events all over the world, in which millions of people of all ages and nationalities participate. And these are broadcast on FIDE’s YOUTUBE channel and in turn on various available UN broadcast channels.
The main objective of chess and the dissemination of these competitions and events is to achieve more equality and inclusion.