Sunday, June 10, 2012

Chess tournement in Iceland - young people play members of parliament

Today at noon, there was a chess tournement in Reykjavik,City Hall.
It is held to promote chess for schools.
The minister of Education,Katrín Jakobsdóttir, took the first match , and as you can see on the video - she lost .
The presidents wife ,Dorrit Mousaieff ,made the first move when the tournement opened --- great fun and great chess being played in Reykjavik.

The challengers where children of all ages, and the oponests,where members of parliamnet,city officials and a minister of education --- the children won most of the matches .

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