Tuesday, 08 March 2011 07:40
2019.05.07-08 Tsaghkadzor, Armenia

Past conferences

2018.07.07 Cannes, France. le 2e Forum Echecs et Education

in French: dont la thématique portera sur "le Jeu d'Échecs : un outil pour modifier la structure du cerveau et de la personne".

2017 05.18-05.21 Warsaw, Poland. 
International Methodical Conference „Chess in School”

2016 0930-10.03 Tsaghkadzor, Armenia. Theoretical and Practical Issues of Chess Education in Schools.

Chess Academy of Armenia and Ministry of Education and Science of Armenia, cooperating with FIDE, Armenian Chess Federation, and Armenian State Pedagogical University are organizing an International Conference, entitled “Theoretical and Practical Issues of Chess Education in Schools”. The Conference is to take place on 30 September (arrival day) – 3 October (departure day), 2016, at “Russia hotel”, in Tsaghkadzor, Republic of Armenia.  

The main topics of the Conference are the following:

·         Chess Education and Personality Development

·         Socio-psychological issues of Chess Education

·         Chess Teachers’ Training and Professional Development

·         Technological and Methodological Aspects of Chess Education

·         Chess and Inclusive Education Practices

The detailed information about the Conference and the Conference official website is now available:

2016 0726-27 Montevideo, Uruguay. Congreso Panamericano de Ajedrez Escolar. 

2016.06.26  Geneva - 1er Forum Echecs et Education

2016.02.24 European Parliament Chess in School Conference;

2015.06.13-14 Ankara. International Level Comparison of Chess Education Models for Preschool level.
The aim of the workshop is to provide information about different chess teaching methods in Turkey and abroad; compare and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of teaching methods and eventually creating an example teaching method through mutual exchange of ideas.

Turkish Chess Federation.
See our news pages for the full workshop programme.

2014.12.06-07 London. Chess and Mathematics.
Organized by the UK charity Chess in Schools & Communities.
Brings together leading experts in the fields of scholastic chess and mathematics education. Chess is ideal for the enhancement of mathematical thinking.Learning is enriched by a growing variety of mini-games, chess variants, puzzles and activities. The conference comprises a mixture of presentations, debates and workshops.

The latest programme (pdf).

The website is updated:

chess_academy_of_armenia_logo2014.10.16-18 Yerevan, Armenia. ICCS
(International Conference Chess in Schools). For more details, see our News pages and The presentations and some nice videos (including classroom teaching) are available there.


2014.08.09 Tromso Social aspects of chess. At the University Science Centre 'Vitensenteret (5km from city centre) 09:00-12:30. Keynote speakers (09:15-10:45): Leontxo Garcia, Kevin O'Connell, Stefan Löffler. + Local contribution and panel discussion.

2013.12.07-08 London Successes and Challenges 

2013.10.22-23 Chongking, China

2013.06.10-13 Chess Education – an Important Resource of the World System of Education? Khanty-Mansiysk

2013.06.04-05 Chess in Schools Bucharest Simpozionul "Educatie prin sah"

2013.06.25-29 Madrid - 1st International Conference on the Applications of Chess and Education - Chess Helps You Think (in Spanish)

2012.08.30 "Chess and Education" Istanbul (sponsored by Rosneft)

2012.05.28 Chess and Mathematics: Learning by Playing Turin (link live from 18 May)

2011.11.18-19 Second Koltanowski International Conference on Chess and Education  Dallas

2011.03.28 Wiener Schulschach-Enquete Vienna

2010.11.18-20 El ajedrez es una herramienta fundamental Mexico City

2009.02.25-27 Chess: a game to grow up with Turin

Uvencio Blanco, Giovanna Pentenero, Roberto Rivello (Chairman), Alì Nihat Yazici & Flavio Brugnoli

2007.08.30-09.01 Chess in the Schools and Communities Conference (CISCCON) Aberdeen


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