Consider this your gateway to understanding Chess in Education (CIE).

Here you will find what CIE is, what its benefits are, and why both teachers and students embrace it. You will learn the pedagogical theory driving today’s CIE best practices. You can review the research supporting the use of chess in schools.

Finally, you can learn about the different varieties of CIE being used,  and understand the practical issues educational administrators face in thinking about how to implement a Chess in Education program.

To get started, explore the following topics. Note that access to some topics is available to members only.

  • What is Chess in Education?
  • Benefits
  • Stories
  • Theory
  • CIE Approaches – premium content available to members only; access via the Learn sub-menu.
  • Implementing CIE – premium content available to members only; access via the Learn sub-menu.
  • Funding CIE – premium content available to paid members only; access via the Learn sub-menu.
  • Research