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Integrity vs Fake news

During their meeting on 9th July at the Presidential Board in Bucharest, Mr. Makropoulos and Mr. Dvorkovich made a gentlemen’s agreement.  Mr. Makropoulos promised that no money of FIDE would be spent for his campaign. Mr. Dvorkovich promised that no Russian ambassadors or political officials would press Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Ministries of Sports, National…

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Georgios Makropoulos with Minister of Youth and Sport Moses Mawere and Minister of Health Dr Chilufya
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Majority in each continent for FIDE Forward

Georgios Makropoulos with Minister of Youth and Sport Moses Mawere and Minister of Health Dr Chilufya   From 8th August until 27th, in a tour in the continents of Africa and Asia, our presidential candidate Mr. Georgios Makropoulos met in Africa with 15 delegates and presidents of chess federations and with 14 in Asia. He additionally…

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Dvorkovich’s Scandalous Campaign

More than ever before, it is now crystal-clear precisely what is at stake in the upcoming FIDE elections of FIDE on 3rd of October.    Will we have a continuation of the practice, one could almost say the philosophy, of: “money for control” which Dvorkovich represents? or is a change coming in FIDE, in which a…

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All federations should be part of our FIDE family

To: All Chess Federations Dear Mr. Kouatly Thank you very much for your article which addresses the duties of the treasurer and concerns with my person. Unfortunately, your story is full of false allegations and untenable insinuation and, hereby, misleads the chess community. In the following I will take the liberty to correct the misinformation…

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Dignity Above Money

Dear chess friends, As the FIDE elections of 3 October are approaching, we are pleased to announce the launch of our “FIDE Forward” campaign website. Together with our social media accounts, it will be our main tool for direct communication with all FIDE delegates and for promoting the principles and values of our team. On…

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Anatoly Karpov Cup in the Kyrgyz Republic 1245 848 FIDE Forward

Anatoly Karpov Cup in the Kyrgyz Republic

FIDE Deputy President was invited to attend the 1st Anatoly Karpov Chess Cup which was held in Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul region from 28th of June till 8th of July. 76 players from Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan and numerous regions of Kyrgyzstan took part in the tournament. The age of the participants was 6-12 years. Georgios Makropoulos delivered…

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Visit to the Philippines

FIDE Deputy President Georgios Makropoulos was invited to attend the 19th Asean Age Group Chess Championships 2018 which took place at the Royal Mandaya Hotel in Davao City, Philippines from 18th to 28th of June. With 366 players from 12 countries, this year’s championship is the fourth biggest in history. At the closing ceremony of…

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Visit to Minsk

FIDE Deputy President Georgios Makropoulos visited Minsk for the FIDE World Cadet Blitz & Rapid Championships.  The 2nd FIDE World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Championships among boys and girls under 8, 10 and 12 years old took place from 22nd to 24th of June. More than 750 young chess players from 27 countries took part…

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Visit to Montenegro

FIDE Deputy President Georgios Makropoulos was invited to attend the European Amateur Chess Championship 2018, which took place in Niksic, Montenegro form 13th to 21st of June 2018. On 19th June Hotel Jugoslavia in Niksic hosted the meeting of the regional chess federations: Montenegro, Serbia, Albania, Kosovo and Slovenia. The meeting was attended by FIDE…

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Visit to Sharjah

FIDE Deputy President Georgios Makropoulos was invited to attend the meeting of the Arab Chess Federation and the 23rd International Blitz/Rapid Championship in the UAE. The meeting took place in the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club with the presence of honorable President of the Arab Chess Federation (ACF) Sheikh Saud Bin Abdulaziz Al Mualla and…

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