The FIDE President Appoints Continental Assistants Print
Sunday, 30 December 2018 23:37
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FIDE is pleased to inform that FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich has appointed four Continental Assistants:

-    Europe: Vladimir Kramnik (RUS), former World Chess Champion;
-    Asia: Viswanathan Anand (IND), former World Chess Champion;
-    the Americas: Fidel Gonzalez (VEN), President of the Venezuela Chess Federation;
-    Africa: Tshepiso Lopang (BOT), Vice-President of the African Chess Confederation.

Their experience and professional knowledge will serve to further develop and promote chess around the world.
 

By virtue of these appointments the four Continental Assistants also become councilors of the Planning and Development Commission, a new body that was created on the FIDE President’s initiative and that will assist national federations in chess development.
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Former World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik (RUS)

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Former World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand (IND)

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President of the Venezuela Chess federation Fidel Gonzalez (VEN)

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African Chess Confederation Vice President Tshepiso Lopang (BOT)

 
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