PM Plenkovic meets former chess champion Kasparov

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday received for talks former world chess champion Garry Kasparov and the president of the Kasparov Chess Foundation Adriatic, chess grandmaster Zlatko Klaric.

The talks focused on the development of chess in Croatia and the project "Chess in School", which enables students to learn to play chess according to the Kasparov Chess Foundation model.

PM Plenkovic supported a simultaneous exhibition promoting that project, to be played by Kasparov on Wednesday evening, the government's public relations office said.

Attending the talks, among others, was also the head of the State Office for Sports, former Alpine skiing champion Janica Kostelic.

Text: Hina