Introducing Dr. Judit Sztaray, Organizer of the Year Award Winner 2017

US Chess announced the 2017 award winners, as confirmed by the Executive Board at the meeting held from June 3-4 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The 20 award winners will be recognized out at the annual luncheon on Saturday, August 5th, during the 2017 US Open in Norfolk, Virginia (July 29-August 6th).

Dr. Judit Sztaray, Executive Director at BayAreaChess (BAC) won the Organizer of the Year Award 2017.  Congratulations!

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Madrid Chess Conference 2017 with more than 100 participants

Luis Blasco De La Cruz, the chairman of the Madrid Chess Academy hosted the biggest scholastic chess conference in Madrid. The event was held between 23-25 June, 2017.  In spite of the extremely hot weather, more than 100 participants joined the conference. The participants included recognized lecturers such as Pep Suarez (Spanish Chess Federation), Kevin O’Connell (FIDE Scholastic Chess), Martin Huba (ECU), Alessandro Dominici (Castle Project), and Janos Pallagi (LearningChess).

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CHESS – LOGIC – MATH & ENGLISH VOICED LESSONS: FOR KIDS AGED 4-8

We gladly inform you that we opened our new Chess, Logic, Math and English language online cross-curriculum for kids aged 4-8. Kids do not need to register to enjoy the playful lessons, and of course our site is 100% child safe and advertisement free. While our mission is to popularize chess – both as a game and personal development tool – all over the world, the course is absolutely free for kids.

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PUZZLES YOU WILL NOT FIND ELSEWHERE – INSIGHT TO TACTICS TRAINER

The new LearningChess Tactics Trainer was introduced in 2016. Our goal was to create a puzzle system with special didactic features that you cannot find in any other online chess learning site.

We are making our Tactics Trainer widely available by offering unlimited mixed puzzles to all chess fans for free.

Now, at the request of our users, we would like to explain what makes our Tactics Trainer unique in the world.

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FIRST EXPERIENCES WITH THE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN THE Regional Chess Academy Povazie, SLOVAKIA

Regional Chess Academy Povazie Logo - LearningChess.netAs a chess trainer I tried to use many programs and web sites to find most suitable tool to teach children chess in chess club, chess academy or chess group in leisure center. There are children and students with really varied levels of chess knowledge. They have also different approach to study. They love chess, but they don’t like memorizing and more, they are kids, they want to play.

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CHESSPLUS: MORE THAN CHESS

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Strategy games such as chess, go, draughts, backgammon and bridge have traditionally been associated with higher thinking skills. Children who play these games benefit from improved concentration levels and problem solving. The problem for many teachers and parents is that they do not possess the game knowledge or confidence to be able to teach their children, but the professionals from ChessPlus have the solution.

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Successful Conference in Armenia

LearningChess presented its new Central- and Learning Management solution in the international conference entitled “Theoretical and Practical Issues of Chess Education in Schools”, which was held on the 1st and 2nd of October, in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia.

Chess in Schools Conference - Armenia - LearningChess

During the two-day conference, psychologists, sociologists, methodologists and chess trainers offered their reports that were introduced in accordance with the main topic sections of the conference listed below:

Chess Education and Personality Development
Socio-psychological issues of Chess Education
Chess Teachers’ Training and Professional Development
Technological and Methodological Aspects of Chess Education
Chess and Inclusive Education Practices

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