4th FIDE Council meeting
27 December 2021
List of decisions
CM4-2021/01 To note President’s report.
CM4-2021/02 To note financial report presented by FIDE Treasurer.
CM4-2021/03 To note the Verification Commission’s report and recommend it for the approval by the General Assembly.
CM4-2021/04 To recommend the budget 2022 for the approval by the General Assembly.
CM4-2021/05 To approve Ernst & Young as FIDE External Auditor for 2022 and recommend it for General Assembly’s approval.
CM4-2021/09 To approve FIDE Congress Regulations.
CM4-2021/11 To approve that the FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022 shall be organized in Madrid, Spain, 16 June - 7 July 2022.
CM4-2021/12 To approve the unification of the FIDE Candidates Tournament tie-break regulations for open and women events, and to confirm that the play-off which will consist of rapid games will apply in the case of a tie for first place and to task the General Strategy Commission with finalization of the wording of the tie-break regulations for the FIDE Candidates’ Tournament 2022 not later than February 1, 2022.
CM4-2021/13 To approve that the FIDE World Team Championship 2022 shall be organised in Jerusalem, Israel, April 2022.
CM4-2021/14 To open bidding procedures for World Championship Match 2023 and Chess Olympiad 2026.
CM4-2021/15 To extend bidding procedures for FIDE Women’s Candidates Tournament 2022 and FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix series 2022 as no formal bids have been received.
CM4-2021/18 To approve the recommendations of the Arbiters’ Commission on Seminars, Classification upgrades, Amendments to the FIDE lecturer list, FA norms and titles.
CM4-2021/20 To approve the recommendations of the Events Commission on titles.
CM4-2021/22 To support the Rules Commission’s proposal in respect of amendments to the Laws of Chess regarding electronic scoresheets (effective from August 1st, 2022) and to ask the General Assembly to grant the right to the FIDE Council to approve the necessary clarifications on this issue based on suggestions of the Rules Commission.
CM4-2021/23 To approve the recommendations of the Qualification Commission on titles.
CM4-2021/24 To approve the Technical Commission’s proposal in respect of electronic score sheets and request their coordination with the Rules Commission and the Arbiters’ Commission in elaborating of its practical implementations.
CM4-2021/25 To approve the recommendations of the Trainers’ Commission on titles and Academies.
CM4-2021/27 To note Continental reports.
CM4-2021/28 To note the state of the play in federations of Peru, Ivory Coast and South Africa.
CM4-2021/29 To further consult with Council Members on establishment of a separate Commission for Online Chess.
CM4-2021/30 To approve proposal of the Jamaica Chess Federation to hold an annual tournament for Presidents of Chess Federations across the world and to make all necessary arrangements for a tournament in 2022.
CM4-2021/31 To further study proposal of the Jamaica Chess Federation for national federations with official combined populations below 10 million, to be allowed to field a unified team (absolute and women) for each Chess Olympiad, beside their own separate teams.
CM4-2021/32 To approve the Termsheet on electronic chess scoresheets to be signed by FIDE and Clono.
CM4-2021/33 To award the title of Friend of FIDE to Mr. Thomas Thomsen (GER), and Mr. Abraham Tolentino (PHI).
CM4-2021/34 To recommend to the General Assembly to award the title of the FIDE Honorary member to Mr. Andrei Filatov (RUS), President of the Chess Federation of Russia.
CM4-2021/36 To recommend to the General Assembly the approval of the membership of the Dominica Chess Federation, Niger Chess Federation and St. Vincent and Grenadine Chess Federation with limitation of voting rights following the approval of the new FIDE Electoral Rules.
CM4-2021/37 To recommend to the General Assembly not to approve the membership of the Belize Chess Federation for the time being due to the lack of required documentation.
CM4-2021/38 To note the report on the state of the play with the US Virgin Islands Chess Federation and agree on a written procedure for the further decisions to be made.