New Delhi / Bratislava – Global non-profit foundation, Digital Education and Skills Council (DESC), and Opening Master, a leading digital chess education coaching and biggest chess databases provider, announced today that they are entering into a partnership to advance Digital Education and research through chess.
DESC and Opening Master share common goals
DESC and Opening Master share common goals and objectives with regards to society upliftment, education and skill development, research and innovation, human rights, technology implementation and advancement, and equal business opportunities. Both the organisations are committed to contributing towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and objectives of the United Nations within their respective mandates and governing rules and regulations.
The partnership will focus on leveraging the unique qualities of chess as an educational tool to foster critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity among students, teachers, and researchers. Chess has been recognized as a game that can help improve cognitive abilities, memory, and concentration. Through this collaboration, DESC and Opening Master aim to make chess more accessible to people around the world, especially in developing countries.
Development of Digital Chess Education
Together DESC and Opening Master will involve a range of activities, including the development of digital chess education coaching programs, the creation of an online platform for chess education and research, and the provision of access to the biggest chess databases to researchers and educators. These activities will be designed to promote digital education and research through chess, and to support the efforts of DESC and Opening Master to contribute towards the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Speaking about the partnership, Mr. Alexander Horvath, CEO of Opening Master said,
“We are excited to partner with DESC and contribute towards the advancement of digital education and research through chess. We believe that chess is a powerful educational tool that can help foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills among students, and we look forward to working with DESC to make chess more accessible to people around the world.”
Mr. Roop Kumar Sharma, Chairman and Mrs Rashmi Gupta, Co-Chairman DESC were delighted with this partnership and said that,
“We are delighted to partner with Opening Master to promote digital education and research through chess. We believe that chess has the potential to make a significant contribution towards the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and we are committed to working with Opening Master to leverage the unique qualities of chess to foster critical thinking and creativity among students, teachers, and researchers.”
The partnership between DESC and Opening Master is expected to have a significant impact on digital education and research, and to contribute towards the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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Official statement from DESC.ORG can be found here: https://descworld.org/public-release-statement-may-16-2023/
The chess databases are important for a number of reasons.
First and foremost, chess databases allow players to study and analyze past games. By studying the strategies and tactics used by top players, aspiring chess players can improve their own skills and understanding of the game. In addition, chess databases can be used to identify patterns and trends in a player's style, which can be helpful in preparing for a match against that player.
Second, chess databases can be used as a training tool. Many chess databases come with built-in analysis and training features that allow players to test their skills and practice specific openings or endgames. This can be particularly useful for players who are looking to improve their tactics or endgame play.
Third, chess databases can be used to track progress and measure improvement. By storing and analyzing a player's games over time, a chess database can help a player identify areas of weakness and track their progress as they work to improve.
Finally, chess databases can be used for research and analysis. Chess enthusiasts and researchers can use chess databases to study the history of the game, analyze the trends and patterns that have emerged over time, and identify the factors that contribute to a player's success.
The chess databases are an invaluable resource for players, trainers, and researchers alike. They provide a wealth of information and tools that can be used to improve one's understanding and skills in the game of chess.
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