PwC Chess4Change, is a major component of PwC Nigeria’s Corporate Responsibility Strategy. It is a developmental programme designed to improve strategic and critical thinking skills amongst secondary school students in Lagos State using the game of chess.
It is designed to bring chess into schools and use it build the capacity of students and improve their academic performance as they prepare for the future. The Initiative is supported by the Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Education and the Lagos Sports Commission, as well as the Lagos State Chess Association.
It commenced in 2014 with just six schools in the pilot season and currently covers about eighteen schools.