2nd International Meeting of Researchers in Chess

Researchers will discuss the game of chess as an object of academic study


After the success of the first edition, the Federal Institute of Paraná (IFPR) – Campus Paranaguá promotes the 2nd International Meeting of Researchers in Chess with the objective of providing space for the dissemination and discussion of scientific research on the game of chess.


The Meeting will be held on November 24, 25 and 26 in videoconference over the internet. The Center for Excellence in Chess and the Chess Federation of Paraná also hosts the event, which will feature lectures by nationally and internationally renowned researchers.


The objectives of the Meeting include identifying and publicizing activities related to extension, teaching, research and innovation in the use of chess as an educational, pedagogical or therapeutic instrument.


It is also the objective of the event to value efforts and encourage initiatives of all results with chess research and to stimulate the exchange of experiences between chess research in Brazil and in the world.


The research will also seek to provide a space for reflection, evaluation, integration and the elaboration of new research, extension and innovation proposals with the use of chess. As a form of presentation it will be Oral Communication, Poster or Experience Report.


The event’s organizing committee includes Professors Doctor Valério Brusamolin (IFPR), Master Cleiton Marino Santana, Master’s student Emerson Nunes Brasilino (IFPR) and Master’s student Paulo Virgilio Rios Rodriguez (IFPR). Professors invite all researchers from Brazil and the world to join the event.


“We managed to promote the second edition and we will have renowned researchers, a reference in the study of the chess game as an object of academic study. We intend to make it viable again as publications in scientific journals and contributing to the development of academic chess. We count on the presence of all teachers, researchers and chess enthusiasts again this year ”, invite the organizers.


To register, you must access the official page:



Folder in Portuguese: https://bit.ly/3lTul2kEnglish folder: https://bit.ly/3jRhBaTSpanish folder: https://bit.ly/3jLtT4q First edition featured publication in a scientific journal The 1st National Meeting of Researchers in Chess was held on August 13 and 14, 2019 at Hotel Sesc Caiobá, in Matinhos-PR, southern Brazil. The event was organized by the Paraná Chess Federation (FEXPAR) and held by the Federal Institute of Paraná (IFSC) – Paranaguá Campus in partnership with Fecomércio and Sesc do Paraná.The event featured an international lecture by the Great Female Master (WGM) Claudia Amura, by Uvêncio Blanco Hernández, PhD in Physical Culture Sciences, FIDE Organizer and International Referee and also by post-doctoral professor Wilson da Silva. Gustavo Laranja, doctor and manager at Colégio Augusto Laranja in São Paulo explained about chess at school with a school management perspective.On the occasion, 20 works were presented in different modalities that involved oral communication and reports of experiences between researchers from Brazil and abroad, in addition to the exhibition of four more posters. The works were published in the annals of the event and in a scientific journal in the area, Revista Mundi – Engenharia, Tecnologia e Gestão.  Access the publications at: https://bit.ly/3lTE5cP Check complete coverage of the 1st edition: https://fexpar.com.br/1o-encontro-internacional-de-pesquisadores-em-xistão-e-realizado-no-brasil/ For 2020, due to the pandemic, the event will be held completely online. Check the schedule and how to register: Complete program available on the website: https://fexpar.com.br/ii-encontro-internacional-de-pesquisadores/ Important dates: September 1 to October 2: Registration for participation and submission of abstractsOctober 3 to October 22: Evaluation of AbstractsOctober 23: Dissemination of accepted abstractsNovember 24th, 25th and 26th: Meeting held by videoconferenceDecember 24: Deadline for submission of full articles


Invited speakers: Smbat LputianHe is a great chess master. Four times winner of the Armenian championship (1978, 1980, 1998 and 2001). Gold medal by team at the 2006 Chess Olympiad. President of the Armenian Chess Scientific Research Institute and also chairman of the FIDE Education Chess Commission. Fernand GobetHe is an international chess master, cognitive scientist and cognitive psychologist, currently professor of cognitive psychology at the London School of Economics. His research interests focus on the study of cognition, especially in the areas of cognitive architecture, perception, intuition, problem solving, learning and decision making. He developed the cognitive architecture CHREST, an acronym for Chunk Hierarchy and Retrieval Structures, which is a complete architecture for the processes of learning and perception used by humans. He was co-editor of the Swiss Chess Review from 1981 to 1989. Carlos Maury EscalanteHe is a professor at the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences UPC, produces, directs and directs the program: The life is an Chess Match. Teacher and speaker from 10 countries at passline.com. Representative of the Kasparov Foundation in Peru, President of the Chess Commission of the Peruvian School Sports Association, representatives of the International School Sports Federation. Representative of the European institution Club Magic Extremadura. Representative of the Russian Chess School CONVEKTA. Uvencio Blanco HernándezHe holds a PhD in Doctor of “Ciencias de la Cultura Física” at the Universidad de Ciencias de la Cultura Física and Deportes “Manuel Fajardo” (La Habana, 2010). Professor of Biology and General Science at the Pedagogical Institute of Caracas (Caracas, 1981). FIDE organizer (Estambul, 2000). International Referee FIDE (Elista, 1998). Chess teacher in Edarays, (Mexico, 1991). ECU chess teacher (Batumi, 2018)Claudio SatoHe is the General Coordinator of Object Range Analysis, Special Sports Secretariat in Brasília-DF (Ministry of Citizenship). Organizer and national leader of the chess and intellectual sports modality. Vahan SargsyanHe holds a PhD in psychology and head of research projects at the Armenian Institute of Scientific Research in Chess. Uvencio Blanco Hernández holds a PhD in “Ciencias de la Cultura Física” at the Universidad de Ciencias de la Cultura Física y Deportes “Manuel Fajardo” (La Habana , 2010) Claudia AmuraShe is Head of the Chess Program at the University of La Punta, she was the first Ibero-American Grand Master woman, taking 12th place in the FIDE women’s ranking. He won the Argentine Women’s Championship five times (1985, 1987, 1988, 1989 and 2014). Amura played in the Olympics eight times (1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1998, 2008, 2010 and 2014). In Novi Sad 1990 she won the silver medal on the first board. He won the Pan American championship in 1997 and five South American championships. Registrations:Registration fees for the 2nd International Meeting of Researchers in ChessLot 1 – Up to 9/15 – FreeLot 2 – Up to 9/25 – R $ 25.00Lot 3 – Until 02/10 – R $ 50.00 Group on whats: https://chat.whatsapp.com/Kj52lCggwCVC9pyB2iR7Xh Complete program available on the website: https://fexpar.com.br/ii-encontro-internacional-de-pesquisadores/ Text:Liziane Nathália Vicenzi – lizivicenzi@gmail.comJournalist – MTB 6142(49) 99957-5113 Organizing committeeProf. Dr. Valério Brusamolin (IFPR)Prof. MSc Cleiton Marino SantanaProf. Emerson Nunes Brasilino (IFPR)Prof. Paulo Virgilio Rios Rodriguez (IFPR) Scientific commissionProf Dr. Emerson Joucoski (UFPR)Prof. Dr. Iandra Pavanati (INESA) Santo Antônio Higher Education InstituteProf. Dr. Kariston Pereira (UDESC)Prof. Ricardo Ricardo Sonoda (UFPR)Prof Dr. Sidney Silva (IFPR)Prof. Dr. Valério Brusamolin (IFPR)Prof. Dr. Wilson da Silva (UNIDOMBOSCO) Communication CoordinationLizi Vicenzi (UFSC)



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