Lobbying for School Chess

Workshop Saturday 5 December 16.30-17.30

How can decision makers in education on national, regional, community and school level be convinced of the educational benefits of chess and the implementability of school chess programmes? This round table brings together some of the most experienced lobbyists of chess in education.

Jerry NashJerry Nash, USA
National Chess Education Consultant








Chris Fegan, UK

Chess in Schools and Communities





Leontxo Garcìa is a lobbyist for chess in SpainLeontxo Garcia, Spain




Chess Lady


Wendi Fischer, USA

American Foundation for Chess



JohnAdamsJohn Adams, Australia

Australian Chess Federation

Geir NesheimGeir Nesheim, Norway
Norwegian Youth Chess Association