Survey of Federations Print
Thursday, 08 February 2007 00:00
120 federations responded to the request for information regarding membership of their National Olympic Committee and whether chess is recognized as a sport in their country. We used historical data to complete the survey of NOC membership. However, we would still like to hear from those federations that did not reply in order to keep our records up to date. The details are as follows.

120 federations responded to the request for information regarding membership of their National Olympic Committee and whether chess is recognized as a sport in their country. We used historical data to complete the survey of NOC membership. However, we would still like to hear from those federations that did not reply in order to keep our records up to date.

The details are as follows:

NOC Membership

Members 88
Associate/Affiliate 9
Applications Pending 3
Not members 59

Chess Officially Recognized as a Sport

Yes 97
No 23
Awaiting reply 39

We hope this information will be useful to those federations seeking recognition in either category.
 
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