Chess in schools in Lithuania

Chess in schools in Lithuania

From school year 2017/2018 in forty Lithuanian schools all around the country (Telsiai, Jonava, Utena, Siauliai, Alytus, Panevezys, Rokiskis, Vilnius, Kaunas and other regions) pupil start learning chess play in formal classes. This is a start of the new pilot project implemented by the Lithuanian Chess Federation ttp://www.chessfed.lt/ together with publishing house "Šviesa" http://www.sviesa.lt/ . This initiative is a part of the project called "Chess in schools" what is very popular in other EU countries.

More info (in Lithuanian) in various media channels:

http://www.sviesa.lt/node/15115

http://lzinios.lt/lzinios/Svietimas/pradinukai-kimba-i-sachmatus/255045/