TIPH held Local Chess Tournament inside HQ

5, July, 2013, about 50 Palestinian chess players participated in a full day chess tournament inside the TIPH’s Headquarters

5, July, 2013, about 50 Palestinian chess players participated in a full day chess tournament inside the TIPH’s Headquarters

The tournaments was organized by Hebron Chess Committee, and it was ruled according to the International World Chess federation

– I am really happy to see this turn out of Palestinian chess players inside our headquarters. TIPH will continue promoting chess in Hebron with the intent on establishing a team of highly skilled chess players who can compete on national and international level, says Per Elvestuen, Head of Research, Analyses and Information Division.

Under the supervision of the Palestinian Chess Federation, and in cooperation with the Hebron Chess Committee, the Directorate of Education in Hebron and the Tarek Bin Ziyad Community Centre, TIPH is funding and implementing the “Chess for All” chess educational program, providing professional training for 200 boys and girls between the ages of 8-18 several times a week.