Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (left) and GM Anatoly Karpov
Today, two candidates will fight for the post of FIDE President. The candidates is - the current President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and the 12th World Chess Champion - GM Anatoly Karpov.
The President will be named following the results of simple majority secret vote according to the principle “one country-one vote”. 167 representatives of national chess federations-members of FIDE will take part in the Congress (the total number of chess federations affiliated to FIDE is 169).
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