The Court of Arbitration for Sport(CAS) in Lausanne has ruled in favor of FIDE in the case submitted by GM Vadim Milov, whereby he claimed compensation from FIDE for his non-participation in the World Chess Championship 2004 in Tripoli, Libya. CAS has ruled that there is no basis for such allegations and they have dismissed all claims from GM Milov. .
The World Chess Federation (FIDE: http://www.fide.com) is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the supreme body responsible globally for the game of chess and its championships. FIDE is organizing the World Chess Championship as well as all world championships for women, junior and youth categories, the bi-annual Chess Olympiad and it also publishes the official FIDE Rating List. FIDE has a membership of 160 national chess federations and it retains offices in Greece and Russia.