Russian Ilyumzhinov was removed from the post of President of FIDE

Россиянина Илюмжинова отстранили от должности президента ФИДЕ

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

Ilyumzhinov has led the chess Federation since 1995.

The Executive Committee of the International chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov otsenil as President of the organization.

37 members of the Executive Committee at the FIDE Congress in Antalya voted against the nomination of Ilyumzhinov for another presidential term. For the nomination voted 20 members.

Also, Congress adopted a decision on transfer of powers of the head of the organization and Deputy to the Ilyumzhinov Georgios Makropoulos. It is noted that the members of the Executive Committee at the FIDE Congress supported the decision unanimously.

Note that Ilyumzhinov has headed the Federation since 1995.

According to the materials:

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