Correct Answer : Option (D) - 20th July
Every year, July 20 is celebrated as World Chess Day to honor the establishment of Federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE) in 1924.
"Chess is not always about winning, sometimes it's simply about learning; and so is life." As we celebrate World Chess Day 20th July, this inspiring quote emphasises the significance of one of the oldest strategy games. Chess is a board game that is based on strategy, aids in the development of tactical and strategic thinking as well as enhances visual memory.
History : It is believed that the game of chess, which was once known as "Chaturanga", dates back almost 1500 years and originated in India. It later made its way to Persia, where it flourished under the Arab rule and eventually spread to Southern Europe.
In Europe, chess evolved into its current form during the 15th century. It changed into a modern sport by the end of the 15th century.
Today, there are chess tournaments organised all around the world with new and intriguing variations.
Additionally, in 1861, the timing system was added to the game along with efficient regulations. On July 20, 1924, at the eighth Summer Olympic Games in Paris, France, FIDE, or the World Chess Foundation, was founded. And, on July 20, 1966, International Chess Day was observed to commemorate the establishment of FIDE. UNESCO suggested that July 20 be designated as International Chess Day..Source : ABP Live