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Chess grandmaster Kasparov banned from FIDE for two years

Baku – APA. The Ethics Commission of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) has banned former chess world champion Garry Kasparov and former general secretary Ignatius Leong from holding any office or position in FIDE for two years, the official site said on Wednesday.

"Kasparov and Leong are both banned for a period of two years from holding any office or position within FIDE, including its member federations, continental associations or any other affiliated international organizations, as well as participating in any FIDE meeting as delegate, proxy-holder or other representative of a FIDE member," the statement said.

 

 

 

 

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