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Default Kirsan re-elected President of FIDE by 95 to 55 votes over Karpov

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has been re-elected President of FIDE by 95 to 55
votes over Anatoly Karpov.

In a raucus meeting in which the normal parlimentary rules were
ignored, three scrutineers were appointed: Carol Jarecki of the
British Virgin Islands, Allan Herbert of Barbados and Roberto Rivello
of Italy.

The results of the votes we

170 federations were represented
There were 163 votes cast
3 abstained
2 wrong votes or spoiled ballots
4 ballots were invalid because they were marked with xs instead of
checks
That left 150 valid votes

After the results of the election were announced, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov
invited Anatoly Karpov to join his administrain of FIDE as Vice-
President

Sam Sloan in Khanty-Mansiys, Siberia, Russia
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