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Friday, October 1, 2010

Mr.Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Has Been Re-Elected As The President Of The Fide (The World Chess Federation)

After one of the hottest chess presidential elections ever Mr.Kirsan Ilyumzhinov {Kirsan Nikolayevich Ilyumzhinov (Russian: Кирса́н Никола́евич Илюмжи́нов) (born April 5, 1962, in Elista)who is a Kalmyk multi-millionaire businessman and politician and also is the President of the Republic of Kalmykia of the Russian Federation} has been re-elected as president of Fide (he won 95 votes against 55 votes to his rival the 12th World Chess Champion GM\Anatoly Karpov .Mr.Kirsan Ilyumzhinov will be heading FIDE for one more term until 2014.Mr.Kirsan has offered GM\Karpov the position of Vice President.The Fide Presidential Board include:Deputy President - Mr. Georgios Makropoulos and Vice President - Mr. Lewis Ncube ,Vice President - Mrs. Beatriz Marinello and General Secretary - Mr. Ignatius Leong and Treasurer - Mr. Nigel Freeman.
I would like to congratulate Mr.Kirsan and wish him ;and all members of board the best of luck and success .
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