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Strong criticism Danailov towards Olympiad organizers
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 14:19
In an open letter distributed last week ECU President Silvio Danailov expressed strong criticism towards the Turkish Chess Federation concerning several aspects of the Istanbul Olympiad. Danailov points out that there are only three rooms per team and very high prizes for additional accommodation. He also refers to a € 100 organization fee that...
Logo Turkish Chess Federation
Monday, June 11, 2012 15:59
Six federations have issued a formal protest against the Turkish Chess Federation, which has denied its arbiters to the Istanbul Olympiad. According to the federations from England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Ukraine and USA the measure by the TCF is in breach with both the FIDE Statutes and the FIDE Code of Ethics. The Georgian Chess...
Turkish Chess Federation denies arbiters from seven federations to Istanbul Olym
Thursday, June 07, 2012 18:20
Arbiters from England, France, Georgia, Germany, Switzerland, Ukraine and USA are not welcome at this year's Chess Olympiad, which takes place from August 27th tlll September 10th in Istanbul, Turkey. The organizers, the Turkish Chess Federation, have announced that they will not accept arbiters from federations that "launched or supported court...
ECU wins CAS court case, but TCF considers appeal
Friday, March 23, 2012 21:39
The European Chess Union (ECU) won the CAS court case against the Turkish Chess Federation (TCF) regarding the bidding procedure for the European Youth Championship and the European Senior Team Championship of 2013. This was communicated today by the European Chess Union, and in a reaction to the result, TCF President Ali Nihat Yazici announced...
Hoang Thanh Trang leads European Women's Championship
Thursday, March 08, 2012 13:00
Hoang Thanh Trang is leading the European Women's Champoinship after six rounds. Four participants are half a point behind: Marie Sebag, Valentina Gunina, Cristina-Adela Foisor and Viktorija Cmilyte. Hoang Thanh Trang (Hungary) | All photos by Anastasiya Karlovich © Turkish Chess Federation Event Europen Women's Championship | PGN Dates March 2nd...