International Educational and Cultural Services, Inc.
The organizer of the Intercontinental School Team Chess Championship


Professional Seminar
Designed for elementary and secondary school chess coaches, parents, and volunteers
5 CPDUs available for educators!

March 27, 2010
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Inn, Skokie

Seminar Presenters:

Dr. Alexander Kostyev, Moscow, Russia
Co-Chair, FIDE Chess Education Committee
Chair, Chess Department, Moscow University

FM Wang Rui, Beijing, China
The High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China

IM Vyacheslav Styazhkin, St. Petersburg, Russia
School-Gymnazia #2, St. Petersburg

Dr. Mikhail Korenman
Seminar Facilitator

The seminar includes the following topics:

· How to design curriculum for elementary and secondary school chess clubs?
· How to motivate students to study chess themselves?
· How to improve chess tactics and strategies?
· How to plan chess activities for the academic year?

Seminar requirements: Participants should be involved in teaching chess at local level.

Tuition: $50; $75 with 5 CPDU’s. One FREE entrée for anyone represents teams participated at the Intercontinental Chess Team Championship!

For more information and reservations please contact Dr. Mikhail Korenman, at 785-906-0402 or via e-mail:

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