Exactly two months remaining for signature of EP written declaration on “Chess in School”

Following the presentation of the project “Chess in School” by Gary Kasparov to the European Parliament (EP) the 20th of September 2011 (see story on ChessVibes), a written declaration has been submitted to the EP end of November 2011. The deadline for the signing the declaration is March 15, 2012. The declaration calls on the Commission and the Member States to encourage the introduction of the programme ‘Chess in School’ in the educational systems of the Member States.

More info as all as the text of the declaration in the 22 official languages of the EU can be found at the website of the European Chess Union (ECU).

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