Promoting Chess in Switzerland

SWISS CHESS supports:

  • Organizations registered in Switzerland which works to promote the game of chess.


In particular, SWISS CHESS facilitates:

  • grants and training for young chess players
  • the promotion of the game of chess in schools and youth organizations
  • participation in chess events
  • the distribution of publications about the game
  • the purchase of chess materials
  • non-recurring chess tournaments and competitions or teaching courses

Requests for support:

Project applications can be submitted at any time, and are dealt with by the SWISS CHESS Grants Committee on a quarterly basis.SWISS CHESS

  • gives priority to projects that are co-funded by the applicants.
  • only provides support for ongoing projects (no retrospective support).
  • does not contribute toward the general operating costs of organizations or toward the costs of recurring chess events.


In order to consider a request, SWISS CHESS requires:

  • the filled in first page of the questionnaire for applicants
  • detailed budget and financing plan
  • further documents on the planned project (objectives, activities, time schedule, etc.).

Requests should be submitted to:
ACCENTUS Charitable Foundation
Uetlibergstrasse 231
CH-8070 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 333 03 33

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