Chess for Primary Schools

For Teachers interested in trying something new this November here is an easy way to use Chess as part of the school curriculum.

  • For Maths and calculation skills.
  • For critical thinking skills.
  • For developing good social skills.

A Teachers Booklet with lesson plans and ideas is available for free download on  and includes videos to show off mini-games use in a play to learn approach.

As part of the national chess month this November there will be ....

(1) Prizes :

There is a prize fo €500 towards one classes end of year school tour, with 5 other prizes of €100. And, there are 50 free memberships of  available to schools wishing to further develop maths and thinking skills.

(2) Chess Jamborees :

Open to all Galway schools this November. This is a whole class activity involving every student in each class. 

This event will take place on 29 November 2018 - 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm.

To book a place click here