The second edition of the PwC Chess4Change began with tutoring sessions across 13 schools in Lagos State.
The initiative began with the first edition in 2014 and is aimed at using the game of chess to develop strategic thinkers as well as re-direct and harness the potential of youths.
The chess mentorship programme and mini challenge are scheduled to start from today, February 29 to Friday, March 4, 2016 across five locations.
The mentorship programme brings staff from PwC together with the students and provides a platform for interaction, mentorship and guidance while the Mini-Challenge is an avenue for the participating schools to test their preparedness towards the Grand Slam Tournament scheduled to hold in April 2016.
The listed schools to participate in the programme include; Aiyetoro Senior Grammar School, Ebute Metta, Akande Dahunsi Memorial High School, Osborne, Aunty Ayo Girls Comprehensive High School, Ikoyi, Falomo Senior Secondary School, Falomo Ikoyi, Government Senior College Eric Moore Surulere, and Government Senior College, Victoria Island.
Others include; Itolo Girls Senior Secondary School, off Eric Moore Surulere, Kings College Lagos, Kuramo Senior Secondary School, V.I , Methodist Girls High School, Sabo Yaba, New Era Senior Secondary School, Surulere, Sari Iganmu Secondary School, Orile and St. Timothy College, OnikeYaba.