Core Programs & Curriculum


At Chess Institute of Canada (CIC), we provide two core programs:

New CIC Curriculum

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, commencing in March 2020 CIC began converting its in-person programs to online equivalents, and a few months later, it also launched a new initiative to replace the licenced curriculum we had been using with something more adaptable, flexible and reusable in an online teaching environment.

Our internally developed Chess to Life integrated chess and life skills teaching curriculum has the following elements:

The new chess curriculum official launched on January 1, 2022. Our aim is to ensure that our students and their parents continue to view our Chess to Life programs as fun, engaging and inspiring, while students successfully improve both their chess skills and life skills. We are both excited and proud to have embarked on this new curriculum update project for CIC.

Learn more about what we teach, or contact us to bring a program to your school

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