The Johannesburg Central Chess Club is a non-profit organization with the following mission;
a) To bring together all people, young an old, interested in chess and to provide a platform for all interested parties to meet regularly and enjoy chess.
b) To promote the highest possible standards of chess.
c) To promote the interest of chess amongst all its members.
d) And to re-invest back into the community by using chess as a tool to make a positive impact in the lives of youngsters, especially amongst the disadvantaged communities of central Johannesburg