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Diego Salazar elected President of the French Chess Federation

In the French Chess Federation elections that were held on 31st March, Diego Salazar was appointed the new FFE President after edging Leo Battesti by a narrow margin of 17 votes or 1 percent.

836 clubs were eligible to cast 2136 votes. Of this number 591 clubs with 1642 votes took part in the process.

Diego Salazar won 812 votes (50.5%) and Leo Battesti won 795 votes (49.5%). 35 ballots were blank or not valid.

The new FFE administration:
President – Diego Salazar
Vice-President – Christophe Leroy
Treasurer – Stéphane Reyreau
Secretary General – Aurélie Dacalor
Development Officer – Eric Asked
Director of Women Chess – Jocelyne Wolfangel

Diego Salazar

Diego Salazar

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