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Dvorkovich is elected the new president of FIDE — Rambler News Service


Dvorkovich is elected the new president of FIDE
Photo: Denis Tyrin/TASS the Former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Arkady Dvorkovich is elected the new president of the International chess federation (FIDE), TASS reports. He is elected the president of the organization following the results of vote of the congress of the organization in Batumi. The vice-president of FIDE Georgios Makropulos also applied for a post of the president of the organization. As a result of vote, Dvorkovich has received 103 votes, and Makropulos — 78. One more voice was invalid. The British grand master Nigel Short who also applied for a position of the president of FIDE in several minutes prior to vote declared removal of the candidate.

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