Representing over 100 million gamers and bringing together 23 national associations and federations from all over the Europe, the European Esports Federation (EEF) was launched on February 21, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. Turkey Esports Federation (TESFED) has been elected as a founding board member in the first meeting, receiving 19 of the 22 eligible votes.
TESFED was established in April 2018 in Turkey under the Ministry of Youth and Sports to represent Turkish e-sports in national and international platforms.
Turkey's gaming market generated revenue of USD 853 million in 2018, making it the 18th largest gaming market in the world in terms of revenue. With 30 million active users and 600 large and small companies, Turkey's gaming industry's yearly growth is forecasted 15 percent.