Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev: "I want to get involved in the promotion of chess"

 On June 1, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, during his visit to the children's festival in Almaty, spoke about the development of chess among children in Kazakhstan.

“I want to get involved in the promotion and development of chess among children. It does not require special equipment; it needs elementary organization and financial resources. This we can do. It has been noticed that those children who play chess are far from all sorts of harmful activities,” the President said.

Chess players are a very healthy part of our society,” Kassym-Jomart Tokayev emphasized, calling for the development of chess.