2012 CHESS AND MATHEMATICS:
LEARNING BY PLAYING

On 28 May 2012, Turin hosted a second conference dealing with chess in the school, named “Chess and Mathematics: Learning by Playing”. The main goal of the conference was to summarize the situation after three years of trials in primary and junior secondary school.
The event was organized by Piedmont Regional Committee of the Italian Chess Federation in partnership with MSP Italy Sector Chess and Panathlon and sponsored by: Compagnia di San Paolo, Piedmont Region, USR Piedmont and FSI.
Several personalities dealing with chess took part in the Conference, gaving their contribution and presenting the different approaches adopted both in italian and foreign schools.
The Conference, that took place in the morning and in the afternoon, was followed by teachers and instructors both on the premises and via video-conference.
 

MORNING

Welcoming addresses by:
Mr. Roberto Rivello, President of the Comitato regionale Piemonte FSI
Mr. Pino Zappalā, General Secretary of Centro Scienza - Torino
Mr. Roberto Polloni, President of Panathlon Club Torino Olimpica
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Chess and learning mathematics - The Sam Project
Mr. Alberto Martini, Professor of Economic Statistics, University of East Piedmont watch the video

Mr.Roberto Rivello, President of the Comitato Regionale Piemonte FSI
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FIDE CHESS IN SCHOOLS
Mr. Ali Nihat Yazici, Chairman of the Fide Chess in Schools commission, Presidente of the Turkish Chess Federation

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Mr. Kevin O' Connell, Executive Secretary of the FIDE Chess in Schools Commission, Delegate of the Irish Chess Federation
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Chess as a cognitive training ground. Six years of trials in primary schools.
Mr. Roberto Trinchero, Professor of Experimental Pedagogy and Methodology of educational research, University of Turin
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THE NATIONAL CHESS IN SCHOOLS PROGRAMMES
Mr. Vlad Ungureanu, Chairman of the Romanian Chess in School Commission
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Mr. Giuliano D'Ereditā, Chairman of the Italian Chess in Schools Commission
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Mr. Uvencio Blanco, Member and former Chairman of the FIDE Chess in Schools Commission, President of the Venezuelan Chess Federation
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EVENING

The Victor's chess house
Mr. Alessandro Dominici, Federal Instructor, Member of the Italian Chess in School Commission
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Psycomotor activity on a giant chessboard - The didactic system
Miss Paola Russo, school Teacher
Miss Claudia Pulzoni, Doctor in motor sciences
Mis Irene Pulzoni, Counselor
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Mr. Roberto Trinchero, Professor of Experimental Pedagogy and Methodology of education research, University of Turin
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The European Capital of Sports Award
Mr. Gianfrancesco Lupattelli, President of ACES Europe
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CHESS IN THE SCHOOLS IN NEW YORK
Miss Marley Kaplan, President & CEO Chess-in-the-Schools in New York
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The Sam didactic protocol
Mr. Giuliano D'Ereditā, Chairman of the Italian Chess in School Commission
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With the giant chessboard in infancy school
Miss Beatrice Rapaccini, school Teacher
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The point of view of the chess grand masters
Mr. Lexy Ortega, GM, Member of the Italian Chess in School Commission
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