Mar 16, 2017
The epicenter of Chess World is... Armenia?!
Armenia ranks 9th in Chess among 170+ countries. On an international level, Armenia ranks 9th in chess according to FIDE, an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world.
Chess is not your everyday sport, but for Armenians, it’s a piece of cake!
Chess is a national sport in Armenia. Since 2011, chess classes became part of the curriculum in every public school, making Armenia the first country in the world to make chess mandatory in schools.
Let’s have a look at how some countries are performing in chess.
Armenia: 9th rank
England: 10th rank
Israel: 12th rank
Germany: 14th rank
Have you ever thought of practicing chess? Now you know where to go!