Chess for Organizations

Purchased by businesses, educational and governmental institutions, and chess clubs.

Chess Institute of Canada provides life skills education through chess to more than just school children. We also service businesses large and small, private, educational, and religious institutions, and even local chess clubs. Chess is, after all, for everyone.

If you represent one such organization, see a sampling of the services we can provide below. If you have ideas for collaboration beyond what you see here, please let us know. We are happy to work with you to create an event that meets your needs.

Chess Classes Under Your Name

CIC instructors will come to your organization and teach chess under your name. You can take registrations and payments yourself or we can via our online portal. Our instructors are highly-trained professionals with current Vulnerable Sector Screenings. They can teach any age group from 5 to 105. CIC clubs, operated under your name, offer your students, regardless of age or ability level, a place to find new friends, discover a new hobby, and learn critical life skills. Your branded chess lessons can be any duration for any period. Prices are negotiable. If you would like CIC to run a club for you, please send us a request via the form below.

Chess Events for your Organization

Afternoon Tournament

Gather your staff or customers for an exciting and unique team-building experience. How many people can say they’ve played in a CFC-rated chess tournament?

We provide the equipment and the organization; you provide the place, people, and prizes. Contact us for details.

1-Hour Lunch & Learn

This course teaches adults the piece names, moves, and rules of chess along with some history and amusing analysis of famous games. Available in person or online. Great for a one-off team-building event.

Week of Chess

Looking to host a tournament at your organization but need a chess refresher? We have the solution! Introducing “Chess Champ Week”: four days of one-hour lunch and learn classes followed by a thrilling tournament on the fifth day. It’s a week of cooperation and competition that will leave your team eager for more. Contact us now to schedule your unforgettable week of bonding, brainpower, and battles. Unleash your inner grandmaster and let the games begin!

Simultaneous Exhibitions

Imagine playing chess against a FIDE Master or Grandmaster while they simultaneously played against ten other people. Now, Imagine the bragging rights when you tell people how thoroughly you got your dinner cooked.

Great pay-to-play fundraising opportunity!

Giant Chess Set

It’s giant. It’s fun. It puts smiles on faces. Inside or out, the giant chess board is always a hit. It’s a 3m-by-3m board with a metre tall King and Queen. Your guests will enjoy the fun and novel games hosted by a CIC Instructor.