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Arkady Dvorkovich is RCF’s candidate for FIDE President

The RCF Supervisory Board meeting with an absentee ballot concerning the election of the candidate for FIDE President from the Russian Chess Federation was held.

24 ballots were received by the RCF Secretariat by 6 p.m. (Moscow time) on June 27th. 22 RCF Supervisory Board members voted in favour of Arkady Dvorkovich and 2 in favour of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

It was decided to elect Arkady Dvorkovich as the candidate for FIDE President from the Russian Chess Federation.

Arkady Dvorkovich

Arkady Dvorkovich (photo RIA Novosti / Arkady Natruskin)

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