Chess and Mathematics

CHAMPS (CHess And Mathematics in Primary Schools) is an international project to develop educational materials for the teaching of mathematics through chess. The project is supported by the European Union educational programme Erasmus Plus. It is a Strategic Partnership between four European organisations: the Slovak Chess Federation (Slovakia), Chess in Schools and Communities (UK), Ludus (Portugal) and the University of Girona in Catalonia (Spain).

 

 

 
A Colloquium was held in Lisbon 17th-18th March 2018 on the subject of chess and mathematics. An example of the mathematical games discussed is Wythoff’s Game. On 16th March the national mathematical games competition was held in Torres Vedras.
John Foley interviewed Jorge Silva about the event.

CHAMPS Project Website

Chess in Primary Education Summer School: 2-6 July 2018 Girona, Spain