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Yerevan, Armenia

ICCS-1st day 17

Today the Armenian State Pedagogical University hosted the first session of two-day International Conference entitled "Chess in Schools". The President of the Republic of Armenia, who doubles as the President of the Armenian Chess Federation, Serzh Sargsyan, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, a number of state officials along with an audience of 180 people were present in the opening session of the conference.

The conference will continue tomorrow with two more sessions, followed by discussions running parallel in four groups.