Pioneering national chess education in Armenia

5/28/2019 – Armenia has the most ambitious school chess programme in the world. It recently hosted its third international conference and the first meeting of FIDE´s new Education Commission in the ressort town Tsakhkadsor. STEFAN LOEFFLER attended. | Pictured: The final of the Armenian Championship of Primary Schools took place in parallel nearby. | Photos: Armenian Chess Academy In the homeland of school chess All Armenian children learn chess at school. From grade two to four they have two weekly chess lessons. Introducing chess for everyone in 2011 was a…

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11 Top Hard Hitters to Watch Out for in IPL 2019

The 12th Edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) began with a great show of batsmen scoring the maximum runs and setting new records. Many people are already taking the IPL craze ahead by playing fantasy cricket and winning prizes. While the 11th edition of IPL saw several hard-hitters such as Kane Williamson, Rishabh Pant, Lokesh Rahul, Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, and many more, the new season of IPL had a bag of surprises in regards to highest scorers and strong batting. David Warner (SRH) To start with, David Warner of…

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