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Is chess is an olympic sport?

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It now is a sport and it will be included 2016 Olympics. Personally, I don't think Chess should be a sport.

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Is chess an olympic sport?

It now is a sport and it will be included 2016 Olympics. Personally, I don't think chess should be a sport.


Why chess is not included in olympic?

Because it's not a physical sport. Chess is included in the "Mind Olympiad" and the "Chess Olympiad".


Is chess included in olympic games?

no chess is not an olympic sport *EDIT* However there is a "Mind Olympiad" (games like Rubiks Cube and other Brain Teasers) of which chess is included. There is also a "Chess Olympiad".


Is chess in the olypmics?

No, but it is recognised as an olympic sport. The IOC acknowledges chess, so it could theoretically be allowed in to the olympics in the future, but it does not currently feature.


Is chess a sport?

Yes. Chess is actually considered a sport by the International Olympics Committee. Although, a lot of people would disagree with this, because a sport is required to be physical by definition.In the report added to Related Links, you can find a transcription of the IOC where they didn't admint Chess in the Olympic Programme, but clearly recognize it as sport:"The Executive Board decided not to admit the following sports, which had made a request for inclusion into the Olympic Programme of the Games of the Olympiad: (...) Chess (FIDE)"


Is chess a sport and if so how is it one?

Chess is a sport because in a sport there are 2+ players who play and in Chess there are 2 players who play.


What sport has the least amount of injuries?

probably chess and yes chess is a sport


What is the least athletic sport?

Chess if you believe chess is a sport. If not, maybe pool.


Is chess a Olympic game?

no


Why is chess boxing a unusual sport?

Chess boxing is an unusual sport because chess & boxing are totally different 'sports'. Chess is a 'sport' of the mind, and is very calm (except when you or your opponent, whichever loses, is a bad loser!). Boxing is a 'sport' of strength, and is deffinately NOT a calm 'sport'.


Is chess sport or hobby?

This is a very arguable question. Chess can always be considered a hobby, because it's an elected pastime that can be played often, and enjoyably. Although, a lot of people would say chess is not a sport, it actually is considered as a sport by the International Olympic Committee. Some people would disagree with this, as sports are normally required to be physical and entertaining by definition.


When was chess entered in the Olympic games?

Yes it was a Olympic game .

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