FIDE Chess Ethics Commission Suspends Mr. Ilyumzhinov

FIDE Chess Ethics Commission met on June 23 - 24 in Zurich, Switzerland

The Ethics Commission unanimously decides that Mr Ilyumzhinov is guilty of the violation of the FIDE Code of Ethics. Mr Ilyumzhinov is sanctioned with a temporary exclusion from holding any position for a period of 18 months from today, of which a period of 12 months are suspended for a period of 2 years. The immediately effective suspension is one of 6 months, commencing on 13 July 2018 and ending on 12 January 2019.

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The Ethics Commission (hereafter called the ETH), sitting in the following composition -

Chairman: Mr. Francois Strydom

Members: Mr. Ion Serban Dobronauteanu

Mr. Rajesh Hari Joshi

Mr. Pedro Dominguez

during the meeting held in Zurich, Switzerland on 23 and 24 June 2018...