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ELECTIONS 2022

The 2022 FIDE Presidential election will be held on August 7, 2022, at the FIDE General Assembly in Chennai, India. Each Member Federation represented in the General Assembly and in the assemblies of FIDE Continents has one vote.

List of FIDE Member Federations having Voting Powers (June 7, 2022)

According to the 2022 FIDE Elections Timeline, by 6 pm CET on June 7, Presidential candidacies had to reach the FIDE Office. Following the deadline, the FIDE Electoral Commission consisting of Roberto Rivello (chairman), Francois Strydom and Lakhdar Mazouz held an online meeting.

Electoral Commission Report (June 7, 2022, Part 1)

In accordance with art. 21.8 of the Electoral Rules, FIDE Offices announce that the Electoral Commission, after a preliminary exam, approved the following list of valid Presidential ticket candidacies:

  • Mr. Andrii Baryshpolets and Mr. Peter-Heine Nielsen;
  • Mr. Inalbek Cheripov and Mr. Lewis Ncube;
  • Mr. Arkady Dvorkovich and Mr. Anand Viswanathan;
  • Mr. Bachar Kouatly and Mr. Ian Wilkinson.

The full version of the Electoral Commission report, that includes its second part: Electoral Commission Report

 

* * * UPD 29 June, 2022 * * *

The FIDE Electoral Commission consisting of Roberto Rivello (chairman), Francois Strydom and Lakhdar Mazouz held an online meeting on the 25th of June 2022.

The report of the FIDE Electoral Commission (25th of June 2022)

The FIDE Electoral Commission hereby reminds of the following:

  • that on the 7th of July 2022 the deadline will expire for submitting candidacies for the positions of: elected Vice President, Zonal President, Member of the Ethics and Disciplinary Commission, Member of the Constitutional Commission;
  • that the receipt of candidacies is a necessary condition for valid elections;
  • that, in case of absence of valid candidacies for these positions, the correspondent election will not be held in 2022 and would have to be postponed to 2023

 

Please note that all the official documentation on the elections is being published on a dedicated FIDE Congress page: https://congress.fide.com/.