Deep Sea Chess

With our innovative blended curriculum and culturally inclusive chess set design, learning chess is now much easier and more fun!

  • innovative blended chess curriculum
  • effective classroom instruction with study sheets
  • multilingual chess terminology
  • culturally inclusive & ungendered design
  • with Shahi chess set and icons
  • interactive chess puzzles
  • solution videos

If you would like to use Deep Sea Chess curriculum and Shahi master chess set in your school or chess club, please get in touch with us!

Fun for kids

  • Learn from puzzles and videos
  • Play with kids around the globe
  • Play on computer or mobile

Organised for coaches

  • Tools to manage your club
  • Organise tournaments and activities
  • Teaching for coaching

Smart for parents

  • Safe for children
  • Chess improves memory and IQ
  • Convert online time into learning time

Perfect for schools

  • Easy online curriculum
  • Simple to manage your classroom
  • Monitor your students' progress


  • For citywide and nationwide chess-in-school program
  • Largest impact on educational outcomes through innovative curriculum


  • For preparing for World and Continental Youth Chess Championships
  • For private chess coaches and club owners that train children for national championships

Beginner’s chess curriculum designed by Tamer Karatekin, a successful children’s chess coach whose students have won medals in the World, European, Turkish, and Istanbul U7, U8, U9, and U10 chess championships. Tamer, a former national champion of Türkiye and the first-board player for MIT’s chess team, holds the titles of FIDE Master, FIDE Trainer, and FIDE School Instructor, awarded by the World Chess Federation.

  1. Sample questions:
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  11. Sample study sheet
In partnership with and supported by: Boston Public Schools, Massachusetts Cultural Council, UK Chess Academy, European Union Erasmus+ Youth Program, Shatranj International