The 1st Workshop named “Equal opportunities” will take place from 19th-22nd September in Thessaloniki, Greece.

The purpose of this workshop is to introduce and explore important information about chess players with disabilities. The participants will analyse the situation in chess and reach basic skills for interacting with and accommodating people with disabilities acting as Organiser, Trainer and Arbiter.


The following are the goals of the workshop:

  • Increase participants’ awareness of disability issues and disability culture.
  • Educate Chess Arbiters, Trainers & Organisers providing special certificates of specialization.
  • Inform about European programs and activities related with sports & disability

The Workshop will take place in AMO Galaxias Sports Club in Thessaloniki, and is organized by European Chess Union, FIDE DIS Commission and Hellenic Sports Federation for Persons with Disabilities.

The detailed program & speakers will be announced in a later time.

Information-Registrations: ecu.secretariat@gmail.com

Official invitation may be downloaded here.

“Equal opportunities” Workshop- Prospect