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Diego Salazar removed from the post of French Chess Federation President

The General Assembly of the French Chess Federation that was held on 26th March voted to remove Diego Salazar from the post of the Prsident, The Chess & Strategy reports.

First the President’s report has been rejected with 635 votes against, 290 for and 57 abstentions. The financial report was rejected with similar majority 656 against, 173 for, 185 abstentions.

After the break for consultations, the Assembly voted the impeachment of President Salazar with big majority: 623 in favor, 92 abstentions, 303 against. An early election will be held in September 2016.

Diego Salazar was elected into office in April 2013.

Proud FFE President Diego Salazar in front of the trophies

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