The Arnold Sports Festival Australia believes it’s important to exercise the mind too.
And with more than 600 million regular adult players around the world – and Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of those keen players – chess has a home among the world’s best sports at Australia’s biggest fitness expo.
The Melbourne Chess Club (MCC) – established in 1866 and Australia’s biggest chess club – successfully ran the chess tournaments during the Arnold Sports Festival Australia in 2017.
- Allegro (13 minutes per player per game, plus 30 second increment from move 1)
- Blitz (3 minutes per player per game, plus 30 second increment from move 1)
- Simultaneous exhibitions by strong Masters