A chess tournament under the slogan of “Sport for Equal Opportunities” will take place on November 23, 2016, at 12:00, at Yerevan’s Chess House named after Tigran Petrosyan. Grandmaster Levon Aronyan will be participating in this now traditional tournament.

Levon Aronyan is playing chess with kids

The event is organized by NGO “Bridge of Hope”.

This time Grandmaster will play with 20 pupils with disabilities from inclusive schools of Yerevan.

The “Sport for Equal Opportunities” campaign is meant to draw public attention on the issue of disability rights, and to advocate for the inclusion of people with disabilities in different areas of life- including sports. Sports figures, media representatives, politicians and public officials, as well as NGOs working with disability rights issues in Armenia are invited to take part.

This is Levon Aranoyan’s 7th particiaption in this initiative that strives to spread the idea of equal opportunities for all.

The event is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the NGO “Bridge of Hope”.