New Branch manager at Chess4kids Zug

New Branch manager at Chess4kids Zug

Dear parents

On 19.8. Chess4kids starts the new semester in Zug with a new branch manager. Michael Franz will take over the Zug branch. We are very happy to welcome him as an experienced and versatile trainer. Michael can be reached at or just send an email to


Here are some key facts about Michael:

Chess Background:

– C license of the German Chess Federation

– Owner of the German and European school chess patent

– Member of the German School Chess Foundation

– 2006-2008 team principal of the German Chess Youth Olympic team

– Head of chess courses at elementary and secondary schools since 2008


In addition to the chess, Michael brings an enormous backpack with additional qualifications, of which we will gradually integrate exciting elements in the lessons:

– Qualified Advisor for the Bottleneck-Concentrated Leadership and Behavior Strategy

– Licensed HBDI full-brain trainer

– Certified LifeKinetik Trainer – with additional qualification

– certified coach for “I can do” – solution-focused motivation for children and adolescents

– Team Mentor of the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation / Academy for Potential Development (Prof. Dr. Gerald Hüther)

– A-license coach of the German Handball Federation

– Studies on ADHD in children (causes and effects)

Special commitments:

– 1977-2019 coach of handball teams of the Bundesliga Head of sports and handball courses in schools

– 1992-2019 Freelance seminar leader and coach with the core topics Strategic and mental fitness, motivation and team leadership

– 1996-1999 organizer of holiday camps for gifted children

– 1997-1999 learning coach at the Sport-College Network, Zurich

– 1999-2008 speaker in the trainer education of the German Handball Federation

We are looking forward to welcome all registered kids from the 19th of August. All other children are invited to a free trial lesson.


New: Life kinetics for children

New in Zug we also offer kinetics for children. LifeKinetik is a science-based successfully proven and playful training to promote the perception, coordination and concentration of children and adults. With Michael we have an expert in this field. All children are therefore invited to arrange a free trial lesson with Michael. Interested parents can of course also contact Michael.


New timetable – can be adapted to your needs:

The new timetable looks like this in the design. Of course, we adapt to your needs, if other times are desired.

Your Chess4kids Team