The first step was the purchase of chess boards and clocks.

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Chess sets have been delivered to schools in the Tver region, and next year young players will be able to unite in a chess league that is being created in the region.

More than 1,300 chess sets were purchased at the expense of the regional budget and transferred to schools in the Tver region, where they intend to give a new impetus to the development of an intellectual sport and, accordingly, additional education.

By the end of 2022, clocks and magnetic and table chess appeared in Tver schools, which were purchased under the state program for the development of education in the region. In total, educational institutions of the region received 868 units of chess clocks and sets for the game: magnetic chess (868 units) and table chess (434 units), the press service of the regional government reported. The purpose of the purchase is the development of additional education in sports in the region. The future opening of the regional children’s and youth sports school of the chess department is also connected with this, as well as the creation of a school chess sports league.

As previously reported by the Uchitelskaya Gazeta online publication, the Ministry of Education, together with sports federations, developed 10 modules of the Physical Education subject, including Chess at School. This is a module chose more than 300 thousand schoolchildren, of which 198 thousand children play chess in school sports clubs. At the moment, there are more than 10 thousand sections in our country. by the end of the year will developed one more module – on the game of bast shoes.