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Armenia Makes Chess Compulsory in Schools.

An idea for the U.S. school system, perhaps?

Via Arbroath Blog

Armenia is to make chess a compulsory subject in primary schools in a bid to turn itself into a global force in the game, the education ministry have said.

"Teaching chess in schools will create a solid basis for the country to become a chess superpower," said an official at the ministry, Arman Aivazian.


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