Kurt Gretener, Jean-Claude Moingt and Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou elected
Following the election of Silvio Danailov as the new ECU President, and members of his ticket being incorporated into the new ECU Board, the remaining three seats in the Board were decided in the evening session of the ECU GA in Khanty-Mansyisk.
The following nominations for elections for 3 additional Board members were received in time:
Dirk De Ridder – Belgium
Kurt Gretener – Switzerland
Jean-Claude Moingt – France
Javier Ochoa de Echagüen – Spain
Agostino Scalfi – Italy
Werner Stubenvoll - Austria
Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou – Greece
Ivan Sokolov – BIH
Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou from Greece, ECU Marketing Director and a well respected organizer and manager of sports and chess events, Jean-Claude Moingt, the President of the French Chess Federation, and Kurt Gretener, President of the Switzerland Chess Federation and earlier ECU Treasurer, were elected individually as new ECU Board members.