President Harald Schneider-Zinner

Head of Austrian chess coach education from 2010 – 2021er f From 2017-2020 coach of the women’s national squad; educator, author; he led his club to win the Cristallgala in 2016.

Vice President Lilli Hahn

PhD candidate in Molecular Cell Biology at Oxford; organized in 2020 the largest popular sports event  for girls and women in Europe with about 700 players at the “Online Länderkampf XXL; organizer of numerous international chess congresses.

Vice President Annette Waaijenberg

President of the chess club “ChessMates Zugerland”; Here she teaches over 75 juniors – but also adults and seniors; Event manager (formerly for Boston Consulting, Google and also CSI Alpbach in Tyrol).

Vice President Michael S. Langer

probably Germany’s most present and active “chess politician”; President of Schach-LV Niedersachsen; spokesman for all sports federations in Niedersachsen; former Vice-President of the DSB. Michael_S._Langer

Board member Laura Schalkhäuser

Breaks fresh ground in girls’ chess training and reports on her work at SK Schweinfurt in her presentations in Bavaria and Salzburg 2020.

Member of the Board Georg Weiler

Long-time chairman of the chess club “Schachklub DolomitenBank Lienz”; organizer of the popular Lienz Open with players from 24 nations, including the World Champion U12 – Savitha Shri from India and Jin Yueheng from China – U10 World Champion 2018.

Member of the Board Günter Vorreiter

Finance officer in the LV Salzburg and in the ÖSB for many years; cooperation partner and co-organizer at the girls’ and women’s chess congress in his own hotel at Walserberg and co-organizer of numerous federal league events.

Paulina Luise Höhfeld

Member of the executive committee of the Braunschweig City Sports Association (public relations officer); many experiences in the field of planning, realization and marketing of large and small sports events

Theresa Eckart

“Betriebssportverband Austria”; Communication & Social Media Manager, Project Manager Degree: University of Vienna: Bachelor of Arts in German Philology

Nico Moser

Strong youth chess player, now top Austrian tennis talent; tennis scholarship in the U.S.; semifinal appearance at the World Chess Tennis Championships in 2018.