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Georgios Makropoulos re-elected President of Greek Chess Federation

The elections for the new Board of the Greek Chess Federation with the participation of 3 candidate teams were held on 18th December.

Mr. Georgios Makropoulos and his team won the elections with 68,8 % (119 votes), electing all the councillors to the Greek Chess Federation Board.

The second ticket received 19% and the third ticket had 11% of the votes.

Mr. Makropoulos, who is the current FIDE Deputy President, has been elected as President of the Greek Chess Federation since 1982, and this was the 11th time he has been re-elected to this position. At the end of the four-year term, in 2020, Mr. Makropoulos will complete 38 years as President of the Greek Chess Federation.

The elections are held every 4 years, the same year as the Olympic Games.

Georgios Makropoulos

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