LAUNCH OF "CHESS IN SCHOOLS" 1ST JUNE 2017-MOKA GOVT SCHOOL

Tomorrow 1st June 2017 will be a historic day for the Mauritius Chess Federation as the long cherished dream project " Chess In Schools" will be launched at 1.30 p.m. at the Moka Government School. This pilot project will involve the following eleven schools : Moka Govt School, New Bambous Geoffroy Govt School, Flic en Flac Govt School, Cascavelle Govt School, Maha Rishi Dayanand Saraswati Govt School,St Hubert Govt School, St Francois D'Assise RCA, Charles Telfair Govt School, Notre Dame de Mont Carmel RCA, Robinson Govt School, Louis S Coutet Govt School.

The CIS project would not have been possible without the support of former Minister of Sports ,now Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation Mr Yogida Sawmynaden , the Minister of Education Mrs Leela Devi Dookun, the Minister of Sports Stephane Toussaint  and last but not least our corporate sponsor " The Mauritius Commercial Bank Group" which provided the key financial support.

All selected schools will be provided with ten MCB branded chess sets,1 demonstration board and 2 DGT 3000 chess clocks  to enable them to start their activities in the best conditions for a school chess club.