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 Notes
1  Afghanistan Afghan National Chess Federation 3.4 1984 none none
2  Albania Federata Shqiptare e Shahut 1.5a 1974 http://www.fshsh.org none
3  Algeria Fed. Algerienne des Echecs 4.1 1968 http://fadechecs-dz.com/ none
4  Andorra Federacio d`Escacs Vall d`Andorra (FEVA) 1.10 1979 http://www.escacsandorra.com none
5  Angola Federação Angolana de Xadrez 4.3 1980 none none
6  Argentina Fed. Argentina de Ajedrez 2.5 1924 http://federacionargentinadeajedrez.org/ none
7  Armenia Armenian Chess Federation 1.5b 1992 http://www.chessfed.am none
8  Aruba Federashon di Ajedrez di Aruba (FAA) 2.3.5 2001 none none
9  Australia Australian Chess Federation Inc. 3.6 1926 http://www.auschess.org.au www.
10  Austria Oesterreichischer Schachbund 1.2a 1926 http://www.chess.at none
11  Azerbaijan Chess Federation of Azerbaijan 1.8 1992 http://www.azerichess.az none
12  Bahamas Bahamas Chess Federation 2.3.5 1974 http://www.bahamaschess.org/ none
13  Bahrain Bahrain Mind Sports Association 3.1 1982 http://www.bahrainchess.com www.
14  Bangladesh Bangladesh Chess Federation 3.2a 1979 none www.
15  Barbados Barbados Chess Federation Inc 2.3.5 1981 http://www.barbados.org/chess none
16  Belarus Belarus Chess Federation 1.8 1992 http://www.openchess.by none
17  Belgium Fed. Royale Belge des Echecs 1.1b 1924 http://www.frbe-kbsb.be/ none
18  Belize Belize Chess Federation 2.3.2 1990 none none
19  Bermuda Bermuda Chess Association 2.3.5 1976 none none
20  Bhutan Bhutan Chess Federation 3.2a 2004 none none
 Brazil Confederação Brasileira de Xadrez 2.4 1924 http://www.cbx.org.br/Home.aspx none
26  Brunei Darussalam Brunei Chess Federation 3.3 1980 http://www.bruneichess.org.bn www.
29  Cambodia Cambodian Chess Federation 3.3 2000 none www.
30  Cameroon FECADE (Fédération Camerounaise des Echecs) 4.4 none none www.
31  Canada Chess Federation of Canada 2.2 1934 http://www.chess.ca www.
32  Central African Republic Chess Federation of Central African Republic 4.4 2010 none www.
33  Chile Federacion Deportiva Nacional Ajedrez Federado de Chile (AJEFECH) 2.5 none none www.
34  China PROC Chess Association 3.5 1975 http://www.chess.sport.org.cn www.
35  Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Chess Association 3.3 2004 none www.
36  Colombia Colombian Chess Federation (FECODAZ) Federación Colombiana de Ajedrez 2.3.4 1950 none www.
37  Comoros Comoros Islands Chess Federation 4.3 2011 none www.
38  Congo Federation Congolaise des jeux d`Echecs 4.3 none none www.
39  Costa Rica Federacion Central de Ajedrez 2.3.2 none http://www.federaciondeajedrez.com/fca/ www.
40  Croatia Hrvatski Sahovski Savez 1.2b 1992 http://www.crochess.com www.
41  Cuba Federación Cubana de Ajedrez 2.3.3 1939 none www.
42  Cyprus Cyprus Chess Federation 1.10 1961 http://www.cypruschessfed.com www.
43  Czech Republic Sachovy Svaz Ceske Republiky 1.4 1924 http://www.chess.cz www.
44  Denmark Dansk Skak Union 1.3 1926 http://www.dsu.dk www.
45  Dominican Republic Fed. Dominicana de Ajedrez 2.3.5 1963 none www.
46  Ecuador Fed. Ecuatoriana de Ajedrez 2.3.5 1939 none www.
47  Egypt Egyptian Chess Federation 4.2 1950/1980 none www.
48  El Salvador Fed. Salvadorena de Ajedrez 2.3.2 1966 http://www.ajedrezelsalvador.org www.
49  England English Chess Federation 1.1a 1924 http://www.englishchess.org.uk www.
50  Estonia Eesti Maleliit 1.7 1931/1991 http://www.maleliit.ee www.
51  Ethiopia Ethiopian Chess Federation 4.2 1994 none www.
52  Faroe Islands Talvsamband Foroya 1.10 1970 http://www.faroechess.com/ www.
53  Fiji Fiji Chess Federation 3.6 1982 http://www.fijichess.com www.
54  Finland Suomen Shakkiliitto 1.3 1924 http://www.shakkiliitto.net/ www.
55  Macedonia Ch. Fed. of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 1.2b 1993 http://www.chess.com.mk www.
56  France Fed. Francaise des Echecs 1.1b 1924 http://www.echecs.asso.fr www.
57  Gabon Association Pour Le Developement des Echecs Au Gabon (ADEG) 4.4 2007 none www.
58  Gambia Gambia Chess Federation 4.4 1976 none www.
59  Georgia Georgian Chess Federation 1.5b 1992 http://www.gcf.org.ge www.
60  Germany Deutscher Schachbund e.V. 1.2a 1950 http://www.schachbund.de www.
61  Ghana Ghana Chess Association 4.4 1990 none www.
62  Greece Elliniki Skakistiki Omospondia 1.5a 1948 http://www.chessfed.gr www.
63  Guam Guam Chess Federation (Guam Echecs) 3.6 2010 none www.
64  Guatemala Fed. Nac. de Ajedrez de Guatemala 2.3.2 1971 http://fenag.net/ www.
65  Guernsey Guernsey Chess Federation 1.10 1969/1995 http://www.guernseychessfederation.org.gg www.
66  Guyana Guyana Chess Ferderation 2.3.5 1975 none www.
67  Haiti Fed. Haitienne des Echecs 2.3.5 1985 none www.
68  Honduras Fed. Nac. de Ajedrez de Honduras 2.3.2 1975 http://ajedrezhonduras.com/ www.
69  Hong Kong Hong Kong Chess Federation 3.3 1961 http://www.hkchess.org www.
70  Hungary Magyar Sakkszovetseg 1.4 1921 http://chess.hu www.
71  Iceland Federation NameSkaksamband Islands 1.3 1925 http://www.skaksamband.is www.
72  India All India Chess Federation 3.7 1956 http://www.indianchessfed.org www.
73  Indonesia Persatuan Catur Seluruh Indonesia 3.3 1969 http://www.inachess.com www.
74  Iran Chess Fed. of lslamic Rep. of Iran 3.1 1990 http://www.ircf.ir www.
75  Pakistan Chess Federation of Pakistan http://www.cfp.com.pk/

(to be continued)

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