New FIDE Presidential Board for New Term Print
Tuesday, 13 June 2006 00:00
The new FIDE Presidential Board, seated from left: Treasurer Nigel Freeman, African Continental President Dabilani Buthali, Deputy President Georgios Makropoulos, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, VP Lewis Ncube, Sec. Gen. Ignatius Leong and American Continental President Jorge Vega. Standing, from left: Hon. VP Israel Gelfer, VP William Kelleher, VP Geoffrey Borg, Hon. VP Prof. Kurt Jungwirth, VP Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Asian Continental President Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifah Al Nehyan, VP Andrei Selivanov, VP Nizar El Haj and Hon. VP Vanik Zakarian. David Jarrett is new Executive Director.

The new FIDE Presidential Board under reelected President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov assumed office at the end of the Turin Congress. In photo are, seated from left: Treasurer Nigel Freeman, African Continental President Dabilani Buthali, Deputy President Georgios Makropoulos, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Vice President Lewis Ncube, Secretary General Ignatius Leong and American Continental President Jorge Vega. Standing, from left: Honorary Vice President Israel Gelfer, Vice President William Kelleher, Vice President Geoffrey Borg, Honorary Vice President Prof. Kurt Jungwirth, Vice President Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Asian Continental President Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifah Al Nehyan, Vice President Andrei Selivanov, Vice President Nizar El Haj and Honorary Vice President Vanik Zakarian. (Photo by Casto Abundo)

Not in photo are: Honorary President Florencio Campomanes, Vice President Khalifah Al Hitmi and European Continental President Boris Kutin, World Champion Veselin Topalov, and Women’s World Champion Xu Yuhua. David Jarrett is the new Executive Director. African Board will be announced later.

Other elections to the FIDE Executive Board and Continental Assembly Boards were:

EB members from Europe:


Mr. K. Osmanovic (BIH)
Mr. R. Rivello (ITA)
Mr. S. Lazaj (ALB)
Mr. G. Terninger (SWE)


Zone Presidents:

All the same except for:
Zone 1.3 - Mr. Torstein, Bae (NOR)
Zone 1.8 – Mrs.A. Sofyieva (AZE)

ECU General Assembly

President: Mr. Boris Kutin, Slovenia
Deputy President: Mr. Gerry Walsh, England
Treasurer: Mr. Mair Mammadov, Azerbaijan
General Secretary: Mr. Horst Metzing, Germany


EB members from Americas:


Mrs. Margaret Murphy, U.S. Virgin Islands
Mr. Guy Bendana, Nicaragua
Mr. Uvencio Blanco, Venezuela
Mr. Silvino Garcia, Cuba


Zone Presidents:

Zone 2.1 will be nominated by USA
Zone 2.2 will be nominated by CAN
Zone 2.3 Mr. Erick Hernandez, ESA
Zone 2.4 will be nominated during the meeting (BRA, PER, BOL) later
Zone 2.5 Mr. Ramon Nicolas Barrera, ARG

Americas General Assembly Board

President: Mr. Jorge Vega, Costa Rica
Deputy President: Mr. Silvino Garcia, Cuba
Treasurer: Mr. Allan Herbert, Barbados
General Secretary: Ms. Beatriz Marinello, USA
Board Member: Mr. Oswaldo Ceballos, Colombia
Board Member: Mr. Eduardo Mieles, Ecuador
Board Member: c/o Brazilian Chess Federation President

EB members from Asia:

Mr. Ibrahim Al Bannai (UAE)
Mr. Ye Jiangchuan (CHN)
Mr. Dr. Mohamed Ebrahim Maddahi (IRI)
Mr. D. V. Sundar (IND)


Zone Presidents:

Zone 3.1 Mr. Adel Alassoomi of Bahrain
Zone 3.2 Mr. Bharat Singh of India
Zone 3.3 Mr. Dang Tat Thang of Vietnam
Zone 3.4 Mr. Gary Bekker of Australia
Zone 3.5 Mr. Chen Zude of China
Zone 3.6 Mr. Husan Turdialiev of UZB

Asian General Assembly Board:

President: Mr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifah Al Nehyan, UAE
Deputy President: Mr. Casto Abundo, PHI
General Secretary: Mr. Hisham Al Taher, UAE
Treasurer: Mr. Mehrdad Pahlavenzadeh, IRI
All members of EB members from Asia, all Zone Presidents and
Member: Mr. Florencio Campomanes, PHI
Member: Mr. Ignatius Leong, SIN

EB members from Africa:

Mr. Abdalla Khalid Elnami (Libya)
Mrs. Paule Domingues (Seychelles)
Mr. Enoch Barumba (Uganda)
Mr. Omar Mussa (Sudan)

Zone Presidents:

Zone 4.1 Mr. Halim Bounehas (Algeria)
Zone 4.2 Mr. Stanley Luruti (Kenya)
Zone 4.3 Mr. Pedro Chambule (Mozambique)

African General Assembly Board:

President: Mr. Dabilani Buthali, Botswana
African General Assembly Board will be announced later
 
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