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"Chess" Scientific Research Institute was founded in February 2018 by Ministry of Education and Science RA, Kh. Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University, RA Chess Academy and Founder-President of  Armenian Chess Academy, GM Smbat Lputian. It is unique in the world of its kind and activity. The institute carries out researches on psychological, educational and sociological issues of chess education.


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"Chess" Scientific Research Institute carries out research in three main directions: sociological, cognitive-psychological and educational Researchers are the leading experts in their fields.

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CHESS TEACHERS TRAINING COURSES
June 9, 2019

On June 6-8, Chess Academy of Armenia hosted the next round of chess teachers training in Yerevan. The training consisted of two parts, conducted by the chess methodologist and psychologist. At the end of training, the participants fulfilled a two-part questionnaire: the first part referred to chess tasks and the second one was aimed at checking the…

TEACHERS’ TRAINING HAS STARTED IN YEREVAN
June 7, 2019

In Yerevan chess teachers’ qualification / trainings regular phase has started. On the first day of the training, on June 6th, all the teachers from the capital have been invited to the Armenian Chess Academy. The goal was to train the working teachers with the methodological tools, and to prepare the other teachers for the…

CHESS TEACHERS’ TRAININGS
June 4, 2019

The annual training courses for chess teachers will be launched in Yerevan on June 6. The training courses will be implemented jointly by “Chess” Scientific Research Institute and the Armenian Chess Academy. Particularly. Seminar-discussions, as well as qualification / training courses will be held at Armenian Chess Academy starting from 10:30 on June 6-8. On…

CHESSBASE.COM WEBSITE REFERRING TO THE “CURRENT STATE AND DEVELOPMENT TRENDS OF CHESS EDUCATION” INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN ARMENIA
June 2, 2019

Pioneering national chess education in Armenia 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.   https://en.chessbase.com/post/pioneering-national-chess-education-in-armenia

TODAY IS THE 90TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF 9TH WORLD CHESS CHAMPION TIGRAN PETROSIAN

June 17, 2019

  Petrosian was born to Armenian parents on June 17, 1929 in Tiflis, Georgian SSR (modern-day Georgia).As a young boy, Petrosian was an excellent student and enjoyed studying, as did his brother Hmayak and sister Vartoosh. He learned to play chess at the age of 8,though his illiterate father Vartan encouraged him to continue studying,…

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Jun 4

The annual training courses for chess teachers will be launched in Yerevan on June 6. The training courses will be implemented jointly by “Chess” Scientific Research Institute and the Armenian Chess Academy. Particularly. Seminar-discussions, as well as qualification / training courses will be held at Armenian Chess Academy starting from 10:30 on June 6-8. On…

May 27

Discussions on “Chess 4” textbook amendment are ongoing at “Chess” Scientific Research Institute. The best teachers from Yerevan and Kotayk region have come together to find out the difficulties in the textbook, and to propose changes taking into account the needs of the learners. The researchers of the “Chess” Scientific Research Institute have participated in…

Feb 20

FIDE Chess in education commission (EDU) and “Chess” Scientific  Research Institute of Armenia organize an international conference on 7-8th of May 2019 with following title: “Current state and development trend of chess education”. Additional information will be published soon.

Dec 2

On December 5-7, 2018 regular training courses for chess teachers of Yerevan will be held at the Armenian Chess Academy. The trainings are carried out jointly by the Chess Academy of RA and ASPU “Chess” Scientific Research Institute.  The training will be conducted in two directions: psycho-pedagogical and chess techniques. At the end of the…

Jul 7

By the initiative of Armenian Chess Academy, we start trainings of chess teachers in Armenia and NKR. This year the newly opened “Chess” Scientific Research Institute joined the project. By the invitation of Founding-director of Armenian Chess Academy and “Chess” Scientific Research Institute Smbat Lputian the best specialists from all the marzes and NKR territory…

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CHESS TEACHERS TRAINING COURSES

On June 6-8, Chess Academy of Armenia hosted the next round of chess teachers training in Yerevan. The training consisted of two parts, conducted by the chess methodologist and psychologist. At the end of training, the participants fulfilled a two-part questionnaire: the first part referred to chess tasks and the second one was aimed at checking the…

PUBLICATIONS
ICCE PRESENTATION
“TEACHING CHESS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS”
“THE STUDY OF CHESS ACTIVITY STRATEGIC PROJECTS AS AN EXPERIMENTAL PLATFORM FOR THE DYNAMIC DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION SYSTEM”