Chess News
The Birth of CiS Comission
Monday, 16 December 2013 17:41

Paladino2013 was a year full of Chess in Schools activities, and it comes to an end with numerous meetings and conferences on chess in schools in many parts of the world. For sure, there will be even more to come in 2014, but right now we would like to remember the history of FIDE CiS Comission and Nicola Palladino, the founder of the CiS movement. 

We thank Adolivio Capece, press officer of the Italian Chess Federation, for the information he sent us.  

Chess and Education Conference in London
Thursday, 24 October 2013 10:58

There will be a Chess and Education conference in London during the London Chess Classic.

The conference takes place 7-8 December.

The title is:
Successes and Challenges
Improving School Chess Practice,
Research and Strategy

You can download the flyer . There are more details at including details of the programme, the speakers and how to register and pay for entry. Regrettably, we will not be present.
CiS in USA
Monday, 21 October 2013 11:40
nash3CiS Commission member Jerry Nash reports on CiS developments in the USA.

Click on "Reports' in the left-hand menu to go to it.

Of special note is the link to a video of teacher training in East Baton Rouge.
Chess in Schools - Our Global Future
Sunday, 06 October 2013 14:51
Chess in Schools - Our Global Future.

A completely new (2014) edition is ready for distribution in Tromso.

scroll down the page (after Read More) to read it. It will soon be available for download from the Documents & FAQ page.
Global Future p00a

Our main promotional booklet. 48 pages (+4 page cover).

It gives the basics of chess in schools. The whys, wherefors, etc. 

The 2012 first edition of the booklet may be downloaded (74mb) from here. 

The couple of pages on chess as 'educational cutlery' is an important hook upon which to hang any chess in schools presentation made to educators and administrators.

Moldova 2012-2013 report
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 17:30
reportimg_1569_kidsClick on Projects to read up on their last year.

100 schools

2 books in Moldovan

130 teachers trained

thousands of children involved

336 FIDE Student members.
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