About us

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HISTORY

The International Society for Applied Chess is a young organization with ideal goal for public benefit. The organization develops training, therapeutic, scientifically-research standards and programs, trains in life skill throuth chess and popularize the achievements of applied chess in all spheres of life.

It was established on October 8, 2017 in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria during the International Scientific-Applied Conference "Bio-Psycho-Social Applications of Chess".

Organization unites persons who applies the game of chess in various fields of theory and practice from Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Poland, Syria, USA.

MISSION

Validation, improvement and popularization of applied chess in its bio-psycho-social dimensions

VISION

International network of specialists who elaborate educational, therapeutic, scientific-research standarts and programs; teaching life skills thorough chess and promoting the accomplishments of applied chess in all areas of life.

VALUES

Honest relations, love, mutual help, meaning of chess in life, tolerance, transparency, neutrality

Statute of the INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR APPLIED CHESS

STRATEGIC PLAN

The International Society for Applied Chess

2019-2023

  1. EXTENSION OF THE ISAC NETWORK

1.1. Attract new members through advertising

  • Campaigns for recruiting new members
  • Individual motivation of relatives and acquaintances
  1. ENSURING CONTINUOUS FINANCING

2.1. Developing ideas for funding

2.2. Exploring opportunities to attract EU grants to NGOs and  for scientific research

2.3. Conducting fundraising campaigns

  1. ORGANIZATIONAL STRENGTHENING OF ISAC

3.1. Applying the chess model to team elaboration

3.2. Exchange of experience

3.3. Overcoming language barriers

3.4. Observe the values of the ISAC

3.5. Joint projects, studies, cooperation

3.6. Providing professional and qualified teaching and chess training

3.7. Attracting sympathizers, supporters and partners

  1. PROMOTING ISAC

4.1. Website development

4.2. Advertising

4.3. Regular media contacts

4.4. Publications on the benefits of implementing the chess game in life – articles, 

4.5. Services showing the benefits of applying the chess game in life

  1. METHODS FOR FOLLOWING-UP AND CONTROL OF IMPLEMENTATION

5.1. Identify responsible persons for each of the directions

5.2. Regular meetings for reporting results - twice a year; annual conferences

How to become a member of ISAC

Persons wishing to become members of the ISAC shall submit a written application to the Management Board, which shall rule within one month.

In 2017, the General Assembly decided that the membership fee should be in the amount of 5, 10 or more than 10 euros, depending on the self-determination of each of the members.

You can pay a membership fee to the following IBAN: DSK Bank, Branch 1201 - Pazardzhik, Association "Chovekolubie",

IBAN BG53STSA93000006045631;

Тhe reason for the money transfer is: Membership fee for ISAC for ….... year.

APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

Privacy policy

Тhe International Society for Applied Chess processes the following personal data of its members: name, address, telephone, e-mail, as well as information about paid membership fees. Depending on the needs of the organization's activities, data on usernames in social networks, professional position and interests can be stored, as well as photos certifying your participation in public events of the organization.

The purpose of personal data processing in MPS is to compile a list of members: to be notified of events of the organization, including a general meeting, as well as to promote communication between them by participating in Facebook groups, Skype conferences and more.

Тhe personal data is processed through collection, recording, consultation, modification, organization, storage, deletion and destruction. Every 5 years, a review of the need to store the personal data is performed.

As a subject of personal data, the members of the organization have the following rights: to information, to access, to limit the volume of data, to delete, as well as the right to appeal and compensation. These rights are stated in writing to the representative of the personal data controller.

Rules for the protection of personal data have been adopted and applied in the ISAC and technical and organizational measures have been taken for their protection.

 

Governing bodies

Board of Directors

 

  1. Radislav Atanasov, Ph.D., Chairman – baschradi@abv.bg
  2. Nadezhda Kuzermanova, Secretary – nadia@chovekolubie.org
  3. Marya Merdzhanova, Financier – mariq_chovekolubie@abv.bg

 

Standards Committee

 

  1. Professor Sabine Vollstaedt-Klein, Germany, Chairmen – s.vollstaedt-klein@zi-mannheim.de
  2. Dr. Emil Markov, Bulgaria – emil_markov@abv.bg
  3. Frank Bicker, Germany – info@chess-science.com
  4. Gereon Lex, Germany – mail@gereonlex.de
  5. Joanna Zbroniec, Poland – szachoterapia@gmail.com