Morocco - School Instructor seminar, Tanger
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 12:16
frmelogoThe Fédération Royale Marocaine des Echecs is organizing a second FIDE School Instructor seminar (the first was in 2015 in Agadir). The fourth such event in Africa, it will take place in Tanger, 2-5 December. The seminar will be in Arabic & French with GM Slim Bouaziz as Lecturer.

Further details from the Moroccan Federation: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . (English & French:
Armenia Chess in Schools Conference
Friday, 14 October 2016 10:54
top-bannerInternational Conference entitled “Theoretical and Practical Issues of Chess Education in Schools” was held on the 1st and 2nd of October, at “Russia” hotel in Tsaghkadzor resort city, Armenia. The Conference was organized under the auspices of Chess Academy of Armenia and Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia, cooperating with FIDE, Armenian Chess Federation and Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University. More than 50 representatives from 15 countries (Spain, Hungary, Angola, UAE, Poland, Belarus, Iran, Luxembourg, Russia, Slovakia, Georgia, Uruguay, Belgium, India, and Armenia) took part in the two-day Conference.
The Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia Mr. Levon Mkrtchyan, the Chancellor of Armenian State Pedagogical University, Professor Ruben Mirzakhanyan, the President of European Chess Union Mr. Zurab Azamaiparashvili and the Founder and President of Chess Academy of Armenia, the Vice-President of Chess Federation of Armenia Mr. Smbat Lputian and FIDE CiS Commission Chairman Mr. Kevin O’Connell delivered their welcoming speeches at the opening ceremony. Before proceeding to the speeches, a film about the Armenian experience and success story in the field as well as great on the heritage of Armenian “Chess in Schools” Program was introduced to the audience.
Poland - chess in all schools
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 08:06
logoGreat news from Anna Harazińska, our member from Poland.

On  June 27 the Polish Minister of Education – Anna Zalewska –  officially announced that from September 1, 2017 chess will be implemented in primary schools as a tool for learning mathematics.

Meanwhile the Education through Chess in School programme has made great strides. The project is organized and guided by the POLISH CHESS FEDERATION in cooperation with the 16 provincial chess federations and local authorities. The goal is to increase mathematical primary skills among children in the classes 1 – 3 in primary schools. Key partners for Polish Chess Federation include Ministry of National Educations and Ministry of Sport and Tourism.

CiS Workshop in Baku
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 11:17
63 teamworkCHESS IN SCHOOLS WORKSHOP   8 September – Crystal  Hall - 15:30-18:30

Registration is required (venue security reasons). If you missed the registration deadline, you should still be able to gain access with your Olympiad accreditation badge.

This will provide you an opportunity, among other things, to find out about FIDE's Chess in Schools programme for preparing teachers and the free support materials that we provide.

Read on for more details...

CiS Conference in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia
Monday, 25 July 2016 17:17

2014 saw the first, very important, Armenian Chess in Schools Conference in Yerevan. See those amazing results for creativity at & much more at

This year, the second conference will be held in Tsaghkadzor 30 September to 3 October.

logoThis year the theme is Theoretical and Practical Issues of Chess Education in Schools.

You will find all necessary information on the web site of the organizers:

Here we present some of that information, but do check the official version (which may be updated) and contains much more information.

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