The Ministry of education of the Russian Federation stated that it is possible from the next academic year in the school curriculum appears chess.
In order to organize students one hour of training per week will not have extra costs. This was at the "government hour" in the Federation Council the Minister of education and science Olga Vasilyeva.
Students from 1st to 4th class will be once a week for one hour to learn to play chess. In this case, the school staff will not need to enter a separate unit, as with the objective to familiarize primary school children with chess can handle any teacher. For this it is enough to study the Handbook.
Olga Vasilyeva said that in 40 regions children play in the schools chess and the results of this experiment positive.