Chess in the National Gallery
Budapest 2019

Judit Polgar Chess Foundation

“Chess Challenge2” Tournament





Due to the large number of applicants, we are organizing another tournament called "Chess Challenge 2".


The Judit Polgár Chess Foundation has been promoting chess worldwide for many years.
Within the framework of the Global Chess Festival, the Foundation organizes the Chess Challenge Tournament and offers participants an unforgettable experience in an artistic setting, in the Hungarian National Gallery.


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Date: 8th October 2022 (Saturday)
Location: Hungarian National Galllery, Dome
On-site registration: until 13.30 p.m.
Opening ceremony: 13.45, Round 1: 14.00, Round 2: 14.30, Round 3: 15.00, Round 4: 15.30, Round 5: 16.00.
Results announcement: expected around 16.30.

Participants: Unrated players and players with max 1900 blitz ELO points (based on the FIDE blitz ranking). No tournament licence is required to enter.
Pre-registration: until 5th October 2022, midnight at Due to the capacity of the venue, only a limited number of players can participate, so it is recommended to register as early as possible.
Entry fee: the tournament is free for everyone!
Tournament rules: 5 rounds Swiss system according to FIDE blitz rules.
Time control: 8 minutes per player + 3 seconds bonus per move.
In case of a draw:
1. against each other 2. modified Buchholz 3. Berger calculation.
The FIDE rules apply.

Participation and enjoyment are the key, but there will also be prizes:

"Honorary Ambassador of Chess" certificate for everyone
The first six runners-up will receive a gift pack





Global Chess Festival - Budapest - Program

Judit Polgar Chess Foundation
Judit Polgar Chess Foundation