2 formidable teams running to control FIDE for the next 4 years
FIDE advises potential candidates that the Presidential tickets and Continental Presidential tickets must reach the FIDE Secretariat at least three months before the opening of the General Assembly. The deadlines being 3 July 17.00 hrs (Athens time) for Presidential tickets and midnight 3 July (Athens time) for Continental Presidential ticket.
The Secretariat will acknowledge receipt of the documents. The Secretariat will announce the tickets on the FIDE website on July 4th 2018.
Here are the 2 formidable FIDE election tickets:
President: IM Georgios Makropoulos (Greece) President of Greek Chess Federation
Deputy President: IM Malcolm Pein (England) Organizer of prestigious London Classic
General Secretary: Sundar Damal Villivalam (India) Organizer of 2013 WC in Chennai
Treasurer: Adrian M Siegel (Switzerland)
Vice-President: Jaime Aguinaldo (Angola)
Vice-President: IM Martha Fierro (Ecuador) Co-Chair of Women's Commission
President: Arkady Dvorkovich (Russia)
Deputy President: GM Bachar Kouatly (France) 1st GM of France, organizer of many prestigious events
General Secretary: Sewa Enyonam Fumey (Togo)
Treasurer: GM Zhu Chen (Qatar) Women's World Champion
Vice-President: Mahir Mammedov (Azerbaijan) Baku Olympiad Organizer
Vice-President: GM Julio Granda Zuniga (Peru) Senior World Champion