Friday, 26 March 2010 14:58
For the upcoming FIDE elections in Khanty-Mansiysk this September, the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has announced that he will seek re-election for the term 2010-2014. The former World Champion Anatoly Karpov has also announced that he will run for the office of FIDE President.
Mr Karpov has stated that he has the support of France, Switzerland, Germany and Spain. The four Continental Presidents of Africa, Americas, Asia and Europe have confirmed that they will support Kirsan Ilyumzhinov for a new term (below are the public letters of support from all four Continental Presidents).
Letter by Mr. Boris Kutin
Letter by Mr. Vega
Letter by Mr. Buthali
Letter by Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifah Al Nahyan