This sport project aims to help empower chess schools and universalize chess in extracurricular activities.
This project prioritizes the chess training of people, including teachers, who want to improve their level of play.
All this in order to promote the practice of chess among the population in order to acquire the habit of performing mental activity on a regular basis.
Chess is increasingly being used in the preparation of elite athletes and as a resource in coaching plans.
“Chess for everybody” materials are offered, optionally accompanied by complementary materials to motivate the training and / or deal with the diversity of the different learning rhythms.
Chess is a sport that has the following features:
– Allows you to compete on equal terms regardless of gender and age of the practitioner.
– Inclusive sport that allows the participation of people with disabilities (visual, auditory…).
– It’s very cheap because all you need is a board and a set of pieces.
– It is played all over the world and its international federation (FIDE) is one with most affiliated countries.
– A sport in which the rules are respected as much as possible because it is very badly considered to try to cheat.
– In addition, many games are played on the Internet.
Educachess encourages and works for:
– Establish agreements between chess federations and universities in order to offer regulated training (university masters in Chess Mastery).
– The inclusion of this sport in the Winter Olympics because it is only recognized as Olympic.
– The declaration of chess as a World Cultural Heritage.