21.12.2018 | World Chess Champion conducts workshops for children

Multiple world chess champion, entered the top 15 strongest women in the world, Dinara Saduakasova continues her social activities in the regions of Kazakhstan.

On December 19-20, 2018, in the cities of Shymkent and Kyzylorda, the most titled chess player of Kazakhstan, Dinara Saduakasova, held a simultaneous game sessions were held with the support of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy, town council of Shymkent and Kyzylorda region. School children and young chess players took part in the games.

The purpose of the sessions is to popularize the chess game among children and young people.

“It is important for me to convey to young people that chess is not just a game, but the strongest tool in self-development. Chess develops not only strategic thinking, but also teaches to keep honor in any situation. Thanks to the support of the Foundation of the First President, this year I conducted sessions in Atyrau and Atyrau region, and these days in Shymkent and Kyzylorda. Last year – in Aktau. We hope that next year we will expand our geography and will be able to cover even more regions. I sincerely believe that among the players of my sessions there are future champions, grandmasters and masters», said Dinara Saduakasova in her welcoming speech.

According to the results of the sessions, the chess players presented their new book, «Let’s learn to play chess», which was published in December 2018, to the participants of the most interesting games. The book is unique in that there are no such training books on chess in Kazakh language in Kazakhstan, where the international grandmaster demonstrates his chess techniques using the World Championship games and international tournaments.

The plans of the chess Queen of Kazakhstan are the opening  the Chess Academy of  Dinara Saduakasova in Atyrau in early 2019 and the official opening of its Academy in Astana. In April next year  Dinara plans to hold the Republican Student Tournament in Astana.

Her active sports and social activities are marked by the fact that in 2017 Dinara Saduakasova was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF in Kazakhstan. At the same time, Dinara was awarded the Order of «Kurmet» and «Umіt», the medal « 20 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan».