International Chess Federation
Thursday, 09 Jun 2022 15:30
Presidential Ticket Candidacies Announced

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

Please note that all the official documentation on the elections is being published on a dedicated FIDE Congress page: You can also find the summary and updates on the dedicated page on the FIDE website: