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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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Research

"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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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN ARMENIA
February 20, 2019

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.

SMBAT LPUTIAN IS THE CHAIRMAN OF FIDE “CHESS IN EDUCATION”COMMISSION
November 15, 2018

Vice President of Armenian Chess Federation, Director of “Chess” Scientific Research Institute, Chairman of Chess and Sport Department of ASPU, Founder -director of Armenian Chess Academy Smbat Lputian was appointed Chairman of FIDE “Chess in Education” Commission. In parallel to the World champion title tournament held in London, a meeting of the World Chess Federation…

DELEGATES OF UZBEKISTAN AND THE USA IN “CHESS” SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE
November 6, 2018

By the invitation of Chess” Scientific Research Institute and by the initiative of the USA representative Jerry Nash, chess delegates of Uzbekistan and the USA were hosted in “Chess” Scientific Research Institute. Among the guest there were the delegates of Ministry of Education and Science of Uzbekistan and Chess Federation, also Jerry Nash who works with the…

“CHESS” SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE HOSTED THE CANDIDATE FOR FIDE PRESIDENT ARKADY DVORKOVICH
September 13, 2018

“Chess” Scientific Research Institute hosted Arkady Dvorkovich, candidate for FIDE (World Chess Federation) President, a former Deputy Prime Minister and a co-chair of the “Skolkovo” foundation board.The ASPU Rector Ruben Mirzakhanyan greeted Mr. Dvorkovich and emphasized the importance of the “Chess” Scientific Research Institute for the university where different specialists conduct joint researches.Rector highlighted the…

RA MINISTER OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE ARAYIK HARUTYUNYAN AT “CHESS” SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE

February 22, 2019

“Chess” Scientific Research Institute hosted Minister of Education and Science of RA Arayik Harutyunyan. ASPU rector Ruben Mirzakhanyan, vice-rectors Srbuhi Gevorgyan and  Mher Meil-Bakhshyan, director of  “Chess” Scientific Institute Smbat Lputyan, participant of  “Chess in School” project Ruben Aghuzumtsyan, AGBU director Hasmik Khalapyan and the whole staff of “Chess” Scientific Research Institute were present during…

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
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…

TRAININGS/SEMINARS

REGULAR THREE-DAY TEACHERS’ TRAINING

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…

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