Turkish Chess Federation

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Turkish Chess Federation
Abbreviation TSF
Formation 1991
Headquarters Ulus, Ankara
Region served
Gülkız Tulay
Affiliations FIDE
Mediterranean Chess Association
Website www.tsf.org.tr

The Turkish Chess Federation (Turkish: Türkiye Satranç Federasyonu, TSF) is the governing chess organization within Turkey. The TSF was founded in 1954, and became a member of the FIDE in 1962. The federation was integrated into the General Directorate of Youth and Sports in 1991, gaining its official nationwide recognition.[1] As of 2012, the president of the federation is Gülkız Tulay.

The TSF is also member of the Mediterranean Chess Association.[2]


The federation organizes the following chess competitions:

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  1. ^ Altın, Orhan. "Ülkemizin Satranç Gerçeği" (in Turkish). Türkiye Satranç Federasyonu-Burdur İl Temsilciliği. Retrieved 2012-08-28. 
  2. ^ "Members of Mediterranean Chess Association". Mediterranean Chess Association. Retrieved 2012-08-29. 

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