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Yerevan, Armenia


The Republic of Armenia Ministry of Education and Science is a republican body of executive authority, which elaborates and implements the policies of the Republic of Armenia Government in the education and science sectors. /read more /



The Armenian Chess Federation was founded in 1927. Armenia’s first National Championship was held in 1934, and was won by the great Henrik Kasparian, who went on to win this title ten times. Armenia has been a member of FIDE since 1992, following the breakup of the Soviet Union and its rebirth as an independent country. /read more /



The Academy is considered to be one of the leading chess institutions in the country. It has various goals: discover and develop future chess players, organize international chess championships, carry out “Chess in School” program, as well as publicize chess with the help of growing the number of affiliates all over Armenia. /read more /



Founded in Paris on 20 July 1924, the World Chess Federation (Federation Internationale des Echecs, known as FIDE from its French acronym) was recognized by the International Olympic Committee as an International Sports Federation in 1999. /read more /


The Armenian State Pedagogical University was founded on November 7, 1922 and in 1948 it was named after great Armenian Enlightener and Educator Khachatur Abovian. /read more /