• To attract and manage donor funding for the purpose of supporting chess activities as a tool for education and social development across the African continent;

• To support "Elite" players from African countries with a focus on promising juniors with the potential to become international masters and grandmasters;

• To facilitate co-operation between international partners who are willing to assist with the development of the game of chess across the African continent; and

• To assist with the establishment of chess centres of excellence across the African continent.