July 20 around the world celebrate the International Day of chess. Perhaps, in its entire history of mankind has not invented a more unusual games around which would break many copies.
Chess only sport officially forbidden by the church. He refused to enter the Olympic program, although in a number of countries made ввa compulsory subject in school. In Soviet times, "smart box" has become part of the propaganda of the Communist system, and in some Muslim countries today for the party in the black and white board can be put behind bars.
Not only have people remember that the Ukrainian parliament November 1, 2011 the Ministry of Education recommended to consider the introduction of optional classes on chess in schools. http://zakon4.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/3985-vi
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