FIDE Elections 2010 Print
Friday, 26 March 2010 14:58
foto_kirsan_ilyumzhinov-sFor 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