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Turkish Chess League 2012

Medallists of Turkish Championship

The Turkish Isbank Chess League will take place in Konya Rixos Hotel from July 10th till July 22nd, 2012. This year, near 300 players from 14 clubs are going to participate in this event.

The Turkish Team Championship (1st Chess League) was inaugurated in 1995. In 2004, it changed its name to Super League, but after the Turkish Isbank assumed sponsorship in 2006, the name was changed once more to the Turkish Isbank Chess League.

The current champion from the 2011 Turkish Chess Championship is Isek Aquamatch. The 2012 edition of event will take place just a few weeks before the important World Chess Olympiad 2012 in Istanbul.

The Turkish league competition is not only a battle between strong players, it also gives chance to young players to grow up in direct first team league matches. Each team consists of 10 boards: the first six boards of every team are the titled players, followed by a female junior, a junior player, U15 girl, U 15 general tables.

The teams of 2012 Turkey Is Bank Chess League

1 ISEK AQUAMATCH SPORT CLUB
2 YAPI KREDI SPORT CLUB
3 ADANA TRUVA CHESS CLUB
4 ISTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY SPORT CLUB
5 MANISA DORUK COLLEGE SPORT CLUB
6 GAZI UNIVERSITY SPORT CLUB
7 CELIKKOL TOURISM PAMUKKALE UNV. SPORT CLUB
8 MERSIN EZGI CHESS CLUB
9 BESIKTAS JIMNASTIK CLUB
10 TARSUS ZEKA CHESS SPORT CLUB
11 DENIZ GENCLIK SPORT CLUB
12 ANTALYA CALLI SPORT CLUB
13 CEYHAN BELEDIYE SPORT CLUB
14 ER BAKIR SPORT CLUB

 

Previous Champions

 

 Season Champions
 1995-1996  SGM
 1996-1997  TED Ankara College
 1997-1998  Konya Yapı Sport
 1998-1999  Kayseri DSI Sport
 1999-2000  Kayseri DSI Sport
 2000-2001  TED Ankara College
 2001-2002  ITU Sport Club
 2002-2003  TED Ankara College
 2003-2004  Eczacibasi Sport Club
 2004-2005  Eczacibasi Sport Club
 2005-2006  Eczacibasi Sport Club
 2006  BJK
 2007  BJK
 2008  Adana Truva Chess Sport Club
 2009  Adana Truva Chess Sport Club
 2010  Manisa Doruk College
 2011  ISEK Aquamatch Sport Club

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