Sheikh Sultan reelected Asian Continental President after a crushing 38-12 win over Pichay Prospero.
Voting for the European Chess Union finished. Results are expected soon.
Zurab Azmaiparashvili is the new ECU President. He collected 33 votes against only 18 for Silvio Danailov. This guarantees a good sponsorship package for European chess
Thank you Europe 33 -18. We will unite all.
— Τheo. Tsorbatzoglou (@teotsorb) August 11, 2014
The ECU meetings continue with individual board members voting
ECU Assembly is on break. Next is voting for 3 individual board members, 4 members of FIDE executive board and Auditor. Many candidates.
— Goran Urosevic (@goranurosevic) August 11, 2014
Africa Continental elections to take place tomorrow, it is one of the disputed continents.
Johann Pocksteiner (AUT), Adrian Mikhalchishin (SLO) and Jean-Michel Rapaire (MNC) are elected as individual board members in ECU.
They are joining the members of Azmaiparashvili’s ticket – Mr. Finnbjørn Vang (FAI), Mr. Ion Serban Dobronauteanu (ROU), Mr. Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou (GRE), and Mr. Martin Huba (SLK), in the new board.
Roberto Rivello (ITA), Kevin O’Connell (IRL), Jean-Claude Moingt (FRA) and Carl Fredrik Johansson (SWE) are elected ECU representatives in FIDE executive board.
12th August 18:45 CET
Lewis Ncube is the Continental President of Africa for the next four years. He won the heated elections process in Tromso today. A total of 40 members were entitled to vote, but 17 delegates possibly aware of the upcoming result, boycotted the meeting and left the hall before the voting.
The final result was 23-0 for Lewis Ncube.