The Finnish Chess Federation has the Finnish chess clubs as its members. Its affiliates include The Finnish Correspondence Chess Federation (Suomen Kirjeshakkiliitto), The Finnish Chess Problem Society (Suomen Tehtäväniekat) and The Finnish Chess History Society (Suomen Shakkihistoriallinen seura).

The Finnish Chess Federation represents Finland at FIDE (World Chess Federation), at European Chess Union (ECU) and at Nordic Chess Federation.

OFFICIALS
Chairman Juha Sundelin, juha.sundelin@shakkiliitto.fi
General Secretary Marko Tauriainen, marko.tauriainen@shakkiliitto.fi
Service Manager Aleksi Olander, aleksi.olander@shakkiliitto.fi

COMMITTEES

Arbiters Committee
Chairman Jouni Lehtivaara, tuomarit@shakkiliitto.fi

Finnish Team Chess Championships Committee
Chairman Jyrki Kytöniemi, jt.kytoniemi@kolumbus.fi

School Chess Committee
Chairman Juha Sundelin, juha.sundelin@shakkiliitto.fi

Finnish Elo (=Selo) Rating Committee
This preparatory body consisting of experts (Chairman: Juha Kivijärvi, selot@shakkiliitto.fi) has a number of tasks regarding ratings, such as confirmation of SELO calculation, discussing protests and requests related to SELO calculation, development of SELO calculation system, comparing national ratings to the international ones, confirmation of Chess Master Titles and issuing statements when players are selected for individual and team tournaments and matches.

Youth Committee
This preparatory body consisting of experts (Chairman: Aleksi Olander, aleksi.olander@gmail.com) deals with youth issues as well as youth training. The Youth Committee is responsible for organising the training of youth players. This includes the process of calls for bids and negotiations regarding training contracts and the planning of scholarship system for trainees. Decisions about training contracts and scholarships are made by the Board of The Finnish Chess Federation based on proposals made by the Youth Committee.