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World Chess Federation

details of international organization World Chess Federation
Details of World Chess Federation
Full NameWorld Chess Federation
Foundation Year1924
HeadquartersAthens, Greece
DetailsWorld Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations and acts as the governing body of international chess competition. It is usually referred to by its French acronym FIDE. FIDE was founded in Paris, France, on July 20, 1924. Its motto is Gens una sumus, Latin for "We are one people". In 1999, FIDE was recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). There are approximately 190 member federations of FIDE.
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