Education Ministry open to ten-school chess pilot project

On Wednesday, the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) met with Minister of Education Dr Rupert Roopnaraine in his Brickdam office to press for the introduction of chess into the school system. President of the GCF James Bond torpedoed the deceptive misconceptions surrounding the ancient pastime, and purposefully mounted a small team seeking to influence the minister in the direction of allowing chess to be played in schools. Bond argued the world has grown more aware and more certain of the incalculable benefits of chess in …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In

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