State Program of Chess Development Up to 2018 Approved by Government of Georgia

Время публикации: 06.01.2015 17:11 | Последнее обновление: 06.01.2015 17:12

As the readers probably know, a number of large-scale chess events will take place in Georgia in the near future: a stage of the FIDE Grand Prix in February, World Youth Championships (8-12 y.o.) and a stage of the women's FIDE Grand Prix in 2016, FIDE World Cup in 2017, European Individual Championships and the Chess Olympiad in 2018.

Recently, the Georgian government has approved the state program for years 2015-2018 in order to assure that these competitions will be organized at a high level. The other goals of the program include providing assistance for Georgian chess players and organizers, as well as supporting the Tbilisi Chess Academy and promoting the movement 'Chess in Schools'. The full statement by the Georgian Chess Federation can be viewed at the FIDE website.


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