education and science

About the journal

Chess: Education and Science is the official journal of the Chess Scientific Research Institute (CSRI) at the Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University. Grand-Master Smbat Lputian, Founder and Director of CSRI and the Chess Academy of Armenia, has also recently been appointed the Chairman of the FIDE Chess in Education Commission (2018-2022). Editor-in-Chief of the Journal is Jerry Nash, National Chess Education Consultant, of Chess in Schools LLC, in the United States.

Sections of the Journal

Research for Chess in Education involves multiple disciplines. Journal articles will include emphasis on the following areas:

  • Psychological (cognitive processes, intelligence, psychological conditions and phenomena etc.)
  • Sociological (the educational potential and possibilities of chess and social attitudes towards chess as an educational innovation)
  • Pedagogical (aspects of teaching chess, interdisciplinary interconnections and issues of professional training)
  • Chess (research based on the essence and uniqueness of chess in the context of education).