ECU secures EU support for chess in schools conference
Monday, 08 June 2015 18:15
pic1A delegation from the ECU recently visited the European Parliament where the ECU representatives met Mrs. Silvia Costa, Chairperson of the Committee on Culture and Education of the Parliament. Mrs. Silvia Costa, commenting on arguments and studies about the impact of learning chess, pointed out the project and study performed in Turin area and expressed her commitment to support further chess and concrete initiatives in this direction. Mrs. Costa underlined the possibility to apply for pilot project and she put on the table a very interesting proposal to host a Chess in Schools conference in the EU Parliament under the authority of the Culture Committee. This proposal was gladly accepted by the ECU delegation, and further details shall be discussed in the coming weeks.

A brilliant success - congratulations to our friends and colleagues. Pictured (L-R) ECU VP Ion Dobronauteanu, Judit Polgar (a.k.a. Mrs Font), ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Mrs Silvia Costa, ECU Treasurer Martin Huba, Gusztav Font. 
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