Saturday, June the 2nd, in Barcelona, Spain, 270 kids crossed their pieces over the board for the XIV edition of the EDAMI scholastic chess tournament. It's been a success, with the famous GM Miguel Illescas - EDAMI's director - there to cheer up the kids and give them the prizes.
The playing hall
GM Miguel Illescas
ICC was there!
The Internet Chess Club, in its continued involvement with scholastic chess, contributed with one-year free accounts to all the children. The young players will be able to play online on the ICC's server, practicing and improving in a controlled and friendly environment, with thousands of instructive videos and the possibility to work with qualified coaches.
ICC's COO, Ruy Mora, addresses the young players