Austrian Chess Federation

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The Austrian Chess Federation (German: Österreichischer Schachbund - ÖSB) is the national organisation for chess in Austria.

It was founded in 1920 and refounded in 1946, and is based in Graz. The president is Kurt Jungwirth, since 1971. The federation has 15,000 members and since 1981 has published a chess magazine called Schach Aktiv. The federation organises the Austrian Chess Championship.


  • President: Kurt Jungwirth
  • General secretary: Walter Kastner

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