On 18.11.2017, Dr. Monika Baryła-Matejczuk, an expert in MATE project and Magda Janiak - coordinator of the project, took part in the 13th Chess Championship of Chełm District, organized in the Public Primary School in Bialopole.

The tournament began with a presentation MATE: "Multidimensional Analytical Training in Education” with the aim to present project aims, products and plan for cooperation with schools, teachers, chess trainers as well as young chess players within testing and implementing the MATE tool.

The organizers of the tournament were representatives of sport clubs, public school and local/regional administration: Sport Club "Astra" Leśniowice, District Office in Chełm, Leśniowice Commune, Białopole Commune, Communal Culture Center in Bialopole.

There were 48 competitors from Poland and Ukraine participating in the tournament.

The competition was held in the Swiss order: 7 rounds with a 15 minute per participant within categories: junior up to 12 years, juniors and juniors under 18, open and the best woman. Mr Edward Chowra was the chess arbiter of the tournament.

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