On December 30 of 2014, the programme of chess development (2015-2018) has been approved by the government.

Programme objectives:

• Measures to support promotion and development of chess in Georgia.
• Training for Georgian National and Age teams to reach to appropriate level and for the players to compete successfully in international competitions.
• International competitions shall be held to a high level.

Among them:
o 2015 – World Grand Prix
o 2016 – World Youth (8-12) Championship, Women’s World Grand Prix
o 2017 – World Cup o 2018 – European Individual Championships

• Promotion of national championships, club competitions and other tournaments.
• Organization of measures for the 2018 World Chess Olympiad, Batumi.
• Tbilisi international chess academy for the successful generation of chess.
• Georgia as one of the world chess center.
• Development of chess in different regions of Georgia.
• Promotion of “Chess in Schools” programme.

Georgian Chess Federation

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