Why Chess and Chess in Education – US?

The benefits of chess in education include  . . .

Critical Thinking
  • Metacognition
  • Generating and Assessing Solutions
  • Planning Ahead
Life Skills / Social Emotional Learning
  • Time Management
  • Collaborative Problem-Solving
  • Decision-Making in a Real-World Environment


Standards-Based Instruction
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Art, Music, PE
  • English Language Learning
Chess in Education – US: Unparalleled Expertise
  • Professional Development (PD) – Our Chess in Education certification classes provide state of the art training and draw rave reviews from teachers.
  • Pick your Program – Our service offerings range from single PD classes to comprehensive multi-school programs that bundle teacher training, chess equipment, software licenses for teaches and students, chess curricula, and access to a CIE resource library with teacher-developed lesson plans, centers, and other chess teaching aids.
  • Technology – ChessKid training, play, and support
  • Customer Support – Technical and administrative support staffed by CIE-certified personnel
  • Resources – Created by teachers for teachers

Give your students the skills they need!

Learn how to bring the benefits of chess to your classroom.

Educators Worldwide Use Chess to Teach 21st Century Skills

The Education Commission of the European Chess Union released this video highlighting how chess addresses the skills needed by students in a changing society.


Jerry Nash


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