Chess to become mandatory subject at Georgian schools

Fri 25 May 2012 06:25 GMT | 10:25 Local Time

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At every public school in Georgia, chess will become a mandatory subject from September.

World`s 11-times champion, Gary Kasparov created a special computer program for Georgian pupils. Pupils of public schools will be able to play chess online in the beginning.

The presentation of the new program was held at the Tbilisi N1 experimental school today. Minister of Education Dimitri Shashkini and the author of the program attended the presentation. World`s greatest player of all times even played chess with the pupils of this school today.

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