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"Chess" Scientific Research Institute was founded in February 2018 by Ministry of Education and Science RA, Kh. Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University, RA Chess Academy and Founder-President of  Armenian Chess Academy, GM Smbat Lputian. It is unique in the world of its kind and activity. The institute carries out researches on psychological, educational and sociological issues of chess education.


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"Chess" Scientific Research Institute carries out research in three main directions: sociological, cognitive-psychological and educational Researchers are the leading experts in their fields.

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THE ONLINE COURSES FOR 2021 HAVE STARTED
January 26, 2021

ATTENTION! In cooperation with the “Chess” Scientific Research Institute and the Chess Academy of Armenia, the online training and qualification courses for chess teachers of 2021 are launched. The courses will start on January 29 and end on January 31. At the end of the three-day courses, the teachers will pass a final qualification exam,…

ONLINE CONFERENCE IN BRAZIL
November 18, 2020

On November 17, the online international conference which was the II Chess Researchers International Meeting on Chess Research, organized by the Federal Institute of Paraná (IFPR) Campus Paranaguá, Brazil with cooperation with FIDE took place, the aim of which was to promote the dissemination of scientific researches about the game of chess and it was…

WE CONTINUE “REFLECTIONS”
September 15, 2020

We continue to present new series of the “Reflections” program. This time the guest of the program is Sona Poghosyan, Candidate of psychological sciences, Associate professor, lecturer. We talked about the connection and reciprocity of a person’s creative thinking and chess teaching from a psychological point of view. In this program, we tried to find…

TRAINING OF ARTSAKH TEACHERS
August 30, 2020

On August 24-26, a three-day online training and qualification course was hold for the chess teachers of the Republic of Artsakh in cooperation with the “Chess” Scientific Research Institute, the Chess Academy of Armenia, the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of the Artsakh Republic. Ahead of the beginning of the new school year, they…

EDU COMMISSION MEETING

December 3, 2020

On December 1, the reporting online session of the FIDE Chess in Education Commission took place, which was chaired by Mr. Smbat Lputian, Chairman of the FIDE Chess in Education Commission, Director of the “Chess” Scientific Research Institute. During the discussion, the representatives of the commission member countries made reports, emphasizing the achieved scientific results,…

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TRAININGS/SEMINARS

CHESS TEACHERS TRAINING COURSES

On June 6-8, Chess Academy of Armenia hosted the next round of chess teachers training in Yerevan. The training consisted of two parts, conducted by the chess methodologist and psychologist. At the end of training, the participants fulfilled a two-part questionnaire: the first part referred to chess tasks and the second one was aimed at checking the…

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CURRENT STATE AND DEVELOPMENT TRENDS OF CHESS EDUCATION
ICCE PRESENTATION
THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL ISSUES OF CHESS EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS