FIDE Congress and General Assembly will be held simultaneously with the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai, India between 31 July 2022 and 09 August. This year, the FIDE Congress includes FIDE elections which will be completed on 7-8 August.
The actual FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich spoke in April about his intention to run for reelection, and today officially announced his team for the second term:
“Dear Colleagues and Chess Friends,
On the way to FIDE Presidential elections, I am happy to present my team:
- Arkady Dvorkovich – President
- Viswanathan Anand- Deputy President
- Zhu Chen – Treasurer
- Jøran Aulin-Jansson – Vice President
- Mahir Mammedov – Vice President
The official application and programme will be presented in few days time. I am confident that with support of the chess community and professional work of the management, we shall successfully continue to increase the quantity and improve the quality of professional chess events and social projects, attract sponsors and ensure sustainability of the budget, support federations and raise the public interest for our beautiful game.