School Chess to Expand in Russia

Komsomoltskaya Pravda has recently reported on the introduction of chess as a subject in all Russian primary schools. Children from Grade 1 through 4 will have a weekly chess lesson. We have tried to verify what is actually the case.  Russia’s Minister of Education and Science, Olga Vassilyeva, had previously announced …

Batumi Conference: New Governance Standards in Sport

Effective measures to prevent corruption and abuses of power have become a pre-requisite to receive corporate sponsorship and public subsidies. Internationally renowned experts will present and discuss the latest developments in sports governance standards. It will be an opportunity for chess leaders from around the world to exchange ideas and opinions.