Announcements

THE INTERNATIONAL ONLINE CONFERENCE “CHESS IN EDUCATION” IS OVER 28/6/2022 - A two-day international online conference entitled “Chess in Education” and organized jointly by FIDE Chess in Education Commission (EDU) and ”Chess” Scientific Research Institute of ASPU started on June 25. The main courses of the conference are the social and psychological aspects of chess, methodology of Chess teaching and learning, chess and pedagogical training issues, chess and inclusive education, chess and the issues of gender-sensitive education. The conference features 40 participants from 20 countries, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, etc. Three hundred representatives from almost 70 countries had the opportunity to participate in the two-day conference as listeners and ask questions. “The conference, which has already become a tradition, has a good beginning and prehistory. Many […]
THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “CHESS IN EDUCATION” HAS STARTED 25/6/2022 - The international conference Chess in education has started. The working languages of the conference are English և Russian. The 40 speakers of the conference are from 20 countries of the world, with the broadest geographical coverage: North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich, 14th world chess champion Vladimir Kramnik, female grandmaster, FIDE Director of Management Dana Ozola, ASPU Rector, SRI Senior Researcher Srbuhi G. Gorgit Chess in Education “commission chairman, GM Smbat Lputyan. FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich, 14th World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik, female grandmaster, FIDE Director of Management Dana Ozola, ASPU Rector, SRI Leading Researcher Srbuhi Gorgutyan, Director of the Institute Chess in Education “Committee Chairman, GM Smbat Lputyan. On the first day […]
REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED 6/5/2022 - The registration deadline for the conference has been extended until May 15. Registration link: Details: http://chesstudy.com/conference-coming-soon/
“CHESS IN EDUCATION” INTERNATIONAL ONLINE CONFERENCE 9/3/2022 - FIDE Chess in Education Commission (EDU) and ”Chess” Scientific Research Institute of ASPU are organizing an International online conference, entitled “Chess in Education”, which will be held on June 25-26, 2022 at 10 AM CET, via Zoom video conferencing. Main courses of the conference: Chess in education The Social and psychological aspects of chess: The methodology of Chess teaching and learning: Chess and pedagogical training issues Chess and inclusive education: Chess and the issues of gender-sensitive education: Working languages of the conference are English and Russian. All attendees are required to register for the conference online via the following link: The theses of the reports must be sent by May 1, 2022. The authors will be informed about the decision of the Organizational commission by […]
ONLINE TRAININGS 30/11/2021 - This year The regular online trainings of “chess” subject teachers will be held on December 10-12, December 17-19. They can participate in the trainings 1 ․ Teachers whose teaching certificate has expired or is ending by February 2022, 2 ․ Those interested in teaching chess who want to acquire the right to teach (qualification). To participate in the courses, you need to register in advance.
CHESS IN EDUCATION INTERNATIONAL ONLINE CONFERENCE PROGRAM 19/10/2021 - FIDE Chess in Education Commission (EDU) and ”Chess” Scientific Research Institute of ASPU (Armenian State Pedagogical University) are organizing an International online conference, entitled “Chess in Education”, which will be held on November 20-21, 2021, via Zoom video conferencing. You can participate in one of the following ways: Paper/Thesis submission (without oral presentation and attendance) Paper/Thesis submission and attendance (attendance just like listener) Paper/Thesis submission and oral presentation Listener attendance Master classes (short description like thesis is also needed) Round Table discussions ((Short description of the topic of discussion and rationale must be provided in two pages) Project/Courses Presentation) Deadlines and additional information regarding the submission of papers (presentations) and theses are here.
CHESS IN EDUCATION INTERNATIONAL ONLINE CONFERENCE 10/10/2021 -  FIDE Chess in Education Commission (EDU) and ”Chess” Scientific Research Institute of ASPU (Armenian State Pedagogical University) are organizing an International online conference, entitled “Chess in Education”, which will be held on November 20-21, 2021, via Zoom video conferencing. Main themes of the conference: Pre-school chess Chess in schools Chess in universities Working languages of the conference are English and Spanish. All attendees are required to register for the conference online through the Conference website https://edu.fide.com/conference/ : closing date November 7. Papers/Theses must also be sent by November 1, 2021. The authors will be informed about the decision of the Organizational Committee  by the 7th of November, 2021. The theses will be presented on the official website of the conference (link) and […]
THE ONLINE COURSES FOR 2021 HAVE STARTED 26/1/2021 - 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, depending on the results of which they will be provided with the teaching certificates confirming their 1-3 year teaching permission. The courses can be attended by the teachers: 1․ whose teaching certificate date is expiring / has expired /, 2․ who for the first time are going to participate in the courses and qualification exam.
NEW PROGRAM “REFLECTIONS” 30/5/2020 - We are pleased to present a new program “Reflections” initiated by “Chess” Scientific Research Institute in cooperation with Chess Academy of Armenia within the framework of the “Chess in Public Schools” program. The newly launched “Reflections” program reveals the potential of chess in general education. The program is about how today’s defeats on the chessboard during the study become the source of tomorrow’s victory in life. This is a program in the framework of which an attempt is made to reveal the infinite limits of the “Chess” subject. To get acquainted with all the parts of the program, you can subscribe to the Chess in Armenian Schools YouTube channel: /https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJDXrFya0279uYgIRnlFMhA/։  
CHESS TEACHERS’ TRAININGS 4/6/2019 - The annual training courses for chess teachers will be launched in Yerevan on June 6. The training courses will be implemented jointly by “Chess” Scientific Research Institute and the Armenian Chess Academy. Particularly. Seminar-discussions, as well as qualification / training courses will be held at Armenian Chess Academy starting from 10:30 on June 6-8. On June 6, all the chess teachers are invited to participate in a seminar-discussion. And teachers whose teaching certificates have expired or will be expired in 2019 are invited to participate on June 7-8.
CHESS TEXTBOOKS AMENDMENT 27/5/2019 - Discussions on “Chess 4” textbook amendment are ongoing at “Chess” Scientific Research Institute. The best teachers from Yerevan and Kotayk region have come together to find out the difficulties in the textbook, and to propose changes taking into account the needs of the learners. The researchers of the “Chess” Scientific Research Institute have participated in this discussion. As a result, it became clear that certain topics in the textbooks will no longer be published; instead, some other interesting topics will be included in the new textbooks. If you have any suggestions regarding textbook changes, you can contact us by the following e-mail chess@aspu.am.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN ARMENIA 20/2/2019 - FIDE Chess in education commission (EDU) and “Chess” Scientific  Research Institute of Armenia organize an international conference on 7-8th of May 2019 with following title: “Current state and development trend of chess education”. Additional information will be published soon.
REGULAR THREE-DAY TEACHERS’ TRAINING 2/12/2018 - On December 5-7, 2018 regular training courses for chess teachers of Yerevan will be held at the Armenian Chess Academy. The trainings are carried out jointly by the Chess Academy of RA and ASPU “Chess” Scientific Research Institute.  The training will be conducted in two directions: psycho-pedagogical and chess techniques. At the end of the training, the participants will pass an exam by completing a two-part questionnaire, the first part of which will address chess tasks, and the second one is aimed at checking the teachers’ psychological and pedagogical qualities. Registration should be done in advance.
CHESS TEACHERS’ UPCOMING TRAININGS 7/7/2018 - By the initiative of Armenian Chess Academy, we start trainings of chess teachers in Armenia and NKR. This year the newly opened “Chess” Scientific Research Institute joined the project. By the invitation of Founding-director of Armenian Chess Academy and “Chess” Scientific Research Institute Smbat Lputian the best specialists from all the marzes and NKR territory have been gathered at roundtable. The purpose of the discussion was to highlight the problems and shortcomings in each region and to direct the trainings towards their solution and elimination of those problems. As a result of the three-day discussion, the agenda for trainings 2018 was developed and  the relevant materials and methods were determined and clarified.  .