Filatov re-elected by wide margin Print
Sunday, 04 February 2018 15:56

Andrey Filatov2018

Andrey Filatov was re-elected President of the Russian Chess Federation with 56 votes, Ivan Starikov got 14 votes and Zaurbek Malsagov 1 vote. As it was anticipated, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov pulled out before the voting took place. Sergey Nesterov and Eduard Suboch also withdrew their candidatures.

It came as a surprise that the XIII Congress of the Russian Chess Federation encouraged also Anatoly Karpov to run for FIDE President by providing moral support both for him and Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

Makropoulos congratulates Filatov

Letter to Andrey Filatov