VI International Drawing Contest

"Chess and the positive environmental principles in your natural setting"

International Drawing Contest expochess

Chess, culture, equality, fraternity, education and global connection, these are the pillars of the EXPOCHESS International Drawing Contest embodied with paper, pencil and paints in the drawings of this magnificent project by the CHILDREN OF THE WORLD.

This contest brings together more than twenty countries from the five continents, dozens of schools, associations, clubs, collaborators, federations... achieving the participation of thousands of boys and girls with their respective drawings. This is how a unique and global network of art is created without barriers with the imagination and art of our future.

“The current environmental crisis sets out challenges to all the inhabitants of the planet. Increasingly and in a fast way, worldwide globalization is having an impact on the social reality of the countries and on the environmental health. Mankind has been set itself up as the king of the creation; therefore, we tend to forget that we are part of the same creation and the same nature. ... Continue reading.

Unique World Art Network

Children from 6 to 14 years old (two age ranges, from 6 to 9 and from 10 to 14 years old) and people over 14 years of age participate; divided into three categories. In this edition we launch a new theme: "Chess and the positive environmental principles in your natural setting"; with free techniques and in A3 format.

The material medium that provides this opportunity for meeting and cooperation between different peoples of the planet, is provided by the new technologies that make doors and windows in the global village, specifically, the contest is “2.0”, since it fuses new technologies with traditional ones; A section will be opened on the event's website where you can see both the 24 works selected by each country and category and all the participants (from each country) creating an immense and very rich art network with touches of different cultures.

concurso internacional de dibujos expochess

Previous edition

The fifth edition of the Drawing Contest was special, having the same theme as this year 2021, we planned a project with participations in several countries and face-to-face events but they had to be canceled due to the pandamia crisis. Still and everything, from EXPOCHESS and together with our collaborators, we continue forward and we achieved the participation of 10 countries with hundreds of drawings and Online events to give visibility to the participants and the drawings with the launch of an online congress on the theme of the contest "Chess and Natural Environment".

Previous edition

Sponsors, collaborators and organizers:

  • expochess xake elkartea
  • ahsi consulting
  • euskadi basque country
  • Danobat Group
  • gran hotel lakua
  • colectivo cuarto de luna
  • sarukaku estudio
  • Municipalidad Guatemala
  • EXPOCHESS Guatemala
  • Universidad de la Punta
  • Ajedrez ULP
  • Francistown School of Chess
  • Defensa de la Paz
  • Alcaldía Álvaro Obregón
  • colegio emilio valenzuela
  • fundacion ajedrez social chile
  • Martintxo Xake Taldea