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
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
The CCC has partnered with ChessKid to provide top class resources for students to work on at home.
All students enrolled in CCC classes and school programs received a ChessKid gold membership.
ChessKid is the #1 chess site online providing countless resources to learn and play away from class.
Our coaches are professionals in their field.
Did you know that two of our coaches are published book authors?
Our coaches go through regular training on classroom management
We provide coaching for students who make the leap to compete by providing live support at local, regional, and national competitions.
The CCC regularly makes contributions to PTA fundraisers
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.