Welcome to Chess Institute of Canada (CIC). We make learning and playing chess fun and stimulating for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds across Canada! Through our online and in-person programs, our students learn valuable life skills to help them tackle day-to-day challenges with confidence. Whether you’re here for your child, your school, or your business, get ready to unlock some potential while having a ton of fun. Join us at CIC, and let’s bring chess to life for everyone!
Join the ultimate chess party for kids aged 5-14! CIC online classes teach life skills through chess. They’re led by trained instructors and tailored to all skill levels. Plus, they’re super fun!
Beginner classes are quick, introductory chess lessons where fun is rule number one. They are filled with group activities where children laugh and learn, making friends while absorbing the basics of chess.
Duration: 1 hour
Price: $19 per class
Terms: Playful Pawns – 1 term of 4 weeks
Rookie Rooks – 3 terms of 6 weeks
New terms start every six weeks!
CIC In-Person Programs teach life skills through chess. They’re led by trained instructors and tailored to all skill levels.
Join our lunchtime and afterschool chess clubs for camaraderie, intellectual challenge, and to develop life skills.
At your business, institution, or chess club, we will teach life skills through chess to you, or for you.
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