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 Magdalena Mörwald

multiple youth national champion; trainer of the youth D-squad of the chess regional association Salzburg; coach of the girls U10 at the national youth championships; nominated for the “Rookie of the Year” at the “Sportlerwahl in Salzburg 2021”

Miriam Mörwald

Member of the Miriam Mörwald

Multiple youth national champion; player in the women’s national league; excellent pre-scientific work on the topic of “chess and nutrition”.

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 Jakob Gstach

Youth National Champion, FIDE Champion, Bundesliga player; student and staff member of law, philosophy and classical philology (University of Vienna).

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.