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Chess and education conference during the Chess Olympiad 2012

A Chess and education conference, organized by the Chess in Schools commission, TCF, and FIDE, will take place during the 2012 Chess Olympiad at Polat Renaissance Hotel in Istanbul, 10:00 – 17:30 on 30 August. The conference will be opened by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Professor Dr. Caner Acikada and President of TCF, FIDE CiS Commission Chairman Ali Nihat Yazici.

The morning and afternoon sessions includes talks with GM Bologan, SCF President Martin Huba, Alessandro Dominici, WGM Martha Fierro, Malola Sundaramadhavan, Spela Orehek. All sessions will be with a live broadcast on the official site of the Olympiad.

The Chess and education conference is sponsored by Rosneft Oil Company.

Program

 

10:00-11:00

Opening Session

10:00

The conference is opened by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Professor Dr. Caner Acikada and President of TCF, FIDE CiS Commission Chairman Ali Nihat Yazici

 

11:00

Coffee break

 

11:30-13:00

Morning session

11:30 – 11:45

GM Viktor Bologan  “Chess in Schools – Moldova Project”

11:45 – 12:00

SCF President Martin Huba “Chess in Schools – Slovakia Project”

12:00 – 12:25

From Italy Alessandro Dominici  and WGM Martha Fierro “Victor’s House”

12:25 – 12:45

Malola Sundaramadhavan “Chess in Schools for the Blind”

12:45 – 13:00

Spela Orehek “Chess in School project in Slovenia”

 

13:00

Lunch break

 

15:00-16:00

Afternoon session

15:00 – 15:30

Malola Sundaramadhavan “Educational benefits – NIIT Anand project”

15:30 – 16:00

Alessandro Dominici “Highlights of Torino 2012 Conference”

 

16:00

Coffee break

 

Closing session

16:30 – 17:20

Panel discussion

 

 

The conference is opened by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Professor Dr. Caner Acikada and President of TCF, FIDE CiS Commission Chairman Ali Nihat Yazici

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