Category Archives: Education

Distance Learning

We are super excited to share the launch of the Academic Course, Chess in Primary Education. It is provided within the context of the Life-Long Learning Department of the University of the Aegean. Distance learning allows students from diverse geographic locations to enroll in the course making education accessible to a broader audience. It offers… Read More »

CiE Methodology and Prospects

We are happy to share the talks from the Chess in Education – Methodology and Prospects Conference from Armenia, organised by the Armenian State Pedagogical University (ASPU), the Chess Scientific Research Institute, and the Kasparov Chess Foundation on 18 May 2024. Introduced in 2011, Armenia became the first country in the world to make chess… Read More »

Academic Training Course

On April 26, 2024, the European Chess Union and The University of the Aegean signed a cooperation agreement to offer the Chess in Primary Education Academic Training Course. After years of dedication to refining the skills and knowledge required for using chess as an educational tool, the ECU Education Commission is excited to be involved… Read More »

ECU101 Teacher Training Course, April 2024

🔍Feedback and Reflection: What do participants say about the training course? ☝️Plamen Borislavov Chakov (Bulgaria)The course is brilliant! It covers all the aspects of teaching chess in schools and delivers many useful practical guidelines and ideas. I love it also because its mission totally reflects my core belief about teaching chess! And that is to… Read More »

How to plan a successful Chess Project?

So, what exactly constitutes a project? A project, in essence, is a defined endeavor set within a specific timeframe, aimed at achieving clear, predefined goals with allocated resources. It’s not merely a continuation of routine tasks but rather an additional layer designed to address specific needs or opportunities. Read more:

10 Years of Promoting Chess in Education

🔍The European Chess Union Education Commission is celebrating its 10th-year anniversary in 2024. A decade of dedicated efforts to promote Chess in Education. Established in 2014, the Commission has tirelessly worked towards its mission of supporting and inspiring chess educators globally. Over the years, the Commission has achieved significant milestones, including the creation of training… Read More »

Planning Successful Chess Project

Whether you are organising a chess club, a chess themed event, a competitive tournament or a school programme, it takes considerable effort to ensure that a chess project is successful. We have considerable experience in organising chess projects and wish to share this with you. It is essential that you follow a professional approach to project management.… Read More »