List of FIDE Member Federations

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There are at present (May 2006) 158 member nations of FIDE.

Members of FIDE[edit]

The following is the list of countries that are part of the United Nations. There are currently 141 U.N. members in FIDE. The FIDE does not allow to join new members if they are not U.N. members.[citation needed] Note technical issues such that the names for Macedonia and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) do not collate in a modern fashion.

Asia and Oceania
Europe
Africa
Americas

Non-U.N. entities that are part of FIDE[edit]

Several members of FIDE are not members of the United Nations, mostly components of larger states, such as US Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Jersey, Guernsey, Faroe Islands, Macau and Hong Kong.

Gibraltar and the Island of Sark and several tiny island-nations are suggesting that they may apply for membership in FIDE. Quebec applied in 1988 but its application for membership was denied.

There are 16 entities that are not U.N. members that are counted in FIDE; 9 are members of the IOC and the other seven are not:

Non-IOC members. See also [1]

No FIDE membership[edit]

A few major countries have not joined FIDE. These include Saudi Arabia, Oman and North Korea. The United Kingdom is not a member of FIDE, but England, Scotland and Wales are members of FIDE.

Asia and Oceania
Europe
Africa
Americas

Table of Member Federations[edit]

Country Federation name Zone Year of est. Website
 Afghanistan Afghan National Chess Federation 3.4 1984
 Albania Federata Shqiptare e Shahut 1.5a 1974 http://www.fshsh.org
 Algeria Fed. Algeriénne des Échecs 4.1 1968 http://fadechecs-dz.com/
 Andorra Federacio d`Escacs Vall d`Andorra (FEVA) 1.10 1979 http://www.escacsandorra.com
 Angola Federação Angolana de Xadrez 4.3 1980
 Argentina Fed. Argentina de Ajedrez 2.5 1924 http://federacionargentinadeajedrez.org/
 Armenia Armenian Chess Federation 1.5b 1992 http://www.chessfed.am
 Aruba Federashon di Ajedrez di Aruba (FAA) 2.3.5 2001
 Australia Australian Chess Federation Inc. 3.6 1926 http://www.auschess.org.au
 Austria Oesterreichischer Schachbund 1.2a 1926 http://www.chess.at
 Azerbaijan Chess Federation of Azerbaijan 1.8 1992 http://www.azerichess.az
 Bahamas Bahamas Chess Federation 2.3.5 1974 http://www.bahamaschess.org/
 Bahrain Bahrain Mind Sports Association 3.1 1982 http://www.bahrainchess.com
 Bangladesh Bangladesh Chess Federation 3.2a 1979
 Barbados Barbados Chess Federation Inc 2.3.5 1981 http://www.barbados.org/chess
 Belarus Belarus Chess Federation 1.8 1992 http://www.openchess.by
 Belgium Fed. Royale Belge des Echecs 1.1b 1924 http://www.frbe-kbsb.be/
 Belize Belize Chess Federation 2.3.2 1990
 Bermuda Bermuda Chess Association 2.3.5 1976
 Bhutan Bhutan Chess Federation 3.2a 2004
 Brazil Confederação Brasileira de Xadrez 2.4 1924 http://www.cbx.org.br/Home.aspx
 Brunei Darussalam Brunei Chess Federation 3.3 1980 http://www.bruneichess.org.bn
 Cambodia Cambodian Chess Federation 3.3 2000
 Cameroon FECADE (Fédération Camerounaise des Échecs) 4.4 none none
 Canada Chess Federation of Canada 2.2 1934 http://www.chess.ca
 Central African Republic Chess Federation of Central African Republic 4.4 2010
 Chile Federacion Deportiva Nacional Ajedrez Federado de Chile (AJEFECH) 2.5
 China PROC Chess Association 3.5 1975 http://www.chess.sport.org.cn
 Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Chess Association 3.3 2004
 Colombia Colombian Chess Federation (FECODAZ) Federación Colombiana de Ajedrez 2.3.4 1950
 Comoros Comoros Islands Chess Federation 4.3 2011
 Congo Federation Congolaise des jeux d`Echecs 4.3
 Costa Rica Federacion Central de Ajedrez 2.3.2 http://www.federaciondeajedrez.com/fca/
 Croatia Hrvatski Sahovski Savez 1.2b 1992 http://www.crochess.com
 Cuba Federación Cubana de Ajedrez 2.3.3 1939
 Cyprus Cyprus Chess Federation 1.10 1961 http://www.cypruschessfed.com
 Czech Republic Sachovy Svaz Ceske Republiky 1.4 1924 http://www.chess.cz
 Denmark Dansk Skak Union 1.3 1926 http://www.dsu.dk
 Dominican Republic Fed. Dominicana de Ajedrez 2.3.5 1963
 Ecuador Fed. Ecuatoriana de Ajedrez 2.3.5 1939
 Egypt Egyptian Chess Federation 4.2 1950/1980
 El Salvador Fed. Salvadorena de Ajedrez 2.3.2 1966 http://www.ajedrezelsalvador.org
 England English Chess Federation 1.1a 1924 http://www.englishchess.org.uk
 Estonia Eesti Maleliit 1.7 1931/1991 http://www.maleliit.ee
 Ethiopia Ethiopian Chess Federation 4.2 1994
 Faroe Islands Talvsamband Foroya 1.10 1970
 Fiji Fiji Chess Federation 3.6 1982 http://www.fijichess.com
 Finland Suomen Shakkiliitto 1.3 1924 http://www.shakkiliitto.net/
 Macedonia Ch. Fed. of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 1.2b 1993 http://www.chess.com.mk
 France Fed. Francaise des Échecs 1.1b 1924 http://www.echecs.asso.fr
 Gabon Association pour le Développement des Échecs Au Gabon (ADEG) 4.4 2007
 Gambia Gambia Chess Federation 4.4 1976
 Georgia Georgian Chess Federation 1.5b 1992 http://www.gcf.org.ge
 Germany Deutscher Schachbund e.V. 1.2a 1950 http://www.schachbund.de
 Ghana Ghana Chess Association 4.4 1990
 Greece Elliniki Skakistiki Omospondia 1.5a 1948 http://www.chessfed.gr
 Guam Guam Chess Federation (Guam Echecs) 3.6 2010
 Guatemala Fed. Nac. de Ajedrez de Guatemala 2.3.2 1971 http://fenag.net/
 Guernsey Guernsey Chess Federation 1.10 1969/1995 http://www.guernseychessfederation.org.gg
 Guyana Guyana Chess Ferderation 2.3.5 1975
 Haiti Fed. Haitienne des Echecs 2.3.5 1985
 Honduras Fed. Nac. de Ajedrez de Honduras 2.3.2 1975 http://ajedrezhonduras.com/
 Hong Kong Hong Kong Chess Federation 3.3 1961 http://www.hkchess.org
 Hungary Magyar Sakkszovetseg 1.4 1921 http://chess.hu
 Iceland Federation NameSkaksamband Islands 1.3 1925 http://www.skaksamband.is
 India All India Chess Federation 3.7 1956 http://www.indianchessfed.org
 Indonesia Persatuan Catur Seluruh Indonesia 3.3 1969 http://www.inachess.com
 Iran Chess Fed. of lslamic Rep. of Iran 3.1 1990 http://www.ircf.ir
 Pakistan Chess Federation of Pakistan http://www.cfp.com.pk/

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