Ruch Chorzow is a Polish association football club based in Upper Silesia. It is one of the most successful football teams in Poland: 14 time national champion, and 3 time winner of the Polish Cup. Currently the team plays in the top Polish league, the Ekstraklasa. Their stadium capacity is 10,000 seats. Ruch Chorzow has also had a very successful female handball team (9 time national champions). . The club was founded on April 20, 1920 in Hajduki Wielkie. It was known as Ruch Hajduki Wielkie until 1938, with Ruch (a common noun for motion) being sometimes interpreted by Polish patriots as a cover reference to the Silesian Uprisings.
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