Chess Program

Office of the Executive Vice President

Koltanowski Memorial Conference on Chess and Education

Named in memory of the late chess grandmaster George Koltanowski, the first Koltanowski Conference, held in 2001, led to the publication of the book Chess and Education: Selected Essays from the Koltanowski Conference.

The 2011 conference covered topics like “chess and character” and “chess and self-esteem,” as well the connections between chess and neuroscience.

Date Held: November 18 – 19, 2011
Location: Hilton Anatole Hotel
2201 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75207

For more information, contact:

Dr. Alexey Root
E-mail: [email protected]

Conference Sponsors

The conference was sponsored by the U.S. Chess Trust and UT Dallas, and was co-sponsored by the Texas Chess Association. Additional support was provided by the US Chess Federation.