The conference “Education through chess” will take place on the 2nd of June, in Mamaia, Romania, under the patronage of the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council, on the occasion of the European School Chess Championship, which will be played in Mamaia from 30th of May to 9th of June 2019.

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The main agenda of the conference is to evaluate the implementation of chess in various education systems following the Written Declaration 50/2011 of the European Parliament, to present achievements and good practices of co-operation between national federations and central and local authorities in Europe.

The patronage of the Presidency of EU Council for the “Education through Chess” conference is outstanding recognition of the importance of chess in the education field.

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European Chess Union recently has introduced the Video “We Make Europe Smarter” referring to the educational advantages of teaching chess in schools.