Silvio Danailov and Garry Kasparov presented the project Chess in School in Brussels

The President of the European Chess Union Silvio Danailov and the chess legend Garry Kasparov met with the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilin-gualism and Youth, Mrs. Androulla Vassiliou on 21-st of March in Brussels.

During the meeting they discussed about the joint project of the European Chess Union and Kasparov Chess Foundation, Chess in School, which provides for implementation of the ancient game in the educational system of the European states. Mrs. Vassiliou gave her full support for the project.

Between 19 – 22 September this year, the President of ECU and the former world chess champion will do the final presentation of the project Chess in School to the members of the European Parliament.

From left to right: Mr.Danailov, Mr.Binev, Mrs.Georgieva, Mr.Kasparov, Mr.Mollov

During their visit in Brussels, Silvio Danailov and Garry Kasparov also met with the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Mrs. Kristalina Georgieva and with group of MEPs – representatives of all parties in the European Parliament from Bulgaria, Romania, Denmark, Finland and Spain.

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