IRCNow brings the Internet Olympic Games, a competition of chess variants like:

  1. Chess960
  2. Go
  3. Shogi
  4. Xiangqi

There will be both human and bot competitions.

  1. To bring together cultures from across the world,
  2. To promote peace, understanding, and good sportmanship,
  3. To unite friends worldwide,
  4. To challenge the best and brightest to a mental competition