SCHOOL PROGRAMS

WHY US?
Founded in 2014, the Charlotte Chess Center is devoted to chess education. Led by masters, our team of instructors is the most highly qualified in the Southeast. Regularly contributing to the advancement of our chess curriculum, our instructors are well equipped to provide the highest quality of chess education.

Over 50 schools in the Charlotte Metro Area trust us to provide their students with the highest quality chess program available. In addition to the 2500+ students who receive our program at school, our Center is home to over 600 members of all ages.

The CCC was recipient of 2018 "City of the Year" and 2019 "Chess Club of the Year" by the United States Chess Federation.

The CCC is creating its school program calendar for the 2022-2023 school year.

 

Contact us today about our school programs or click here to see if your school already has one!

WHY CHESS AT SCHOOL?
  • Positive youth development.
  • Promotes social, emotional, cognitive, and educational benefits.
  • Builds competitiveness, empathy, and respect. 
  • Builds soft and core skills
  • Fosters attentiveness and critical thinking
  • Greatly enhances problem solving ability.
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HOW IT WORKS
  • Our coaches come to your school​*
  • Clubs meet for one hour before or after school
  • 17:1 student/coach ratio
  • All equipment and supplemental resources provided
  • Online enrollment and payment, roster creation, and parent communication handled by our office staff, unless otherwise desired.
 
*The CCC also offers online programming.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Our coaches are professionals in their field.
  • Our coaches go through regular training on classroom management. 
  • We provide coaching for students who make the leap to compete. 
    • Live support at regional, and national competition.​
  • The CCC regularly makes contributions to PTA fundraisers.
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OUR PROMISE

The CCC prides itself on professionalism in education. Our goal is to promote chess as a fun, educational, and supplemental school enrichment activity. We promote an inclusive, safe, and supportive space for all children in our programs. 

We will never omit a child from our program for financial reasons. At the direction of school leadership, the CCC provides scholarships to students who need financial assistance.

BRING OUR PROGRAM TO YOUR SCHOOL
If you are interested in bringing our program to your school please contact us today!

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