Upon due consideration by the Ethics Commission of the factors relevant to the sanction, including the gravity of the offence and the presence of aggravating and mitigating circumstances, the Ethics Commission imposes the following sanction:

Mr Kasparov and Mr Leong are both banned for a period of two (2) years from holding any office or position within FIDE, including its member federations, continental associations or any other affiliated international organisations, as well as participating in any FIDE meeting as delegate, proxy-holder or other representative of a FIDE member.

This ban will be effective from the period 21 October 2015 until 20 October 2017.

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86th FIDE Congress in Abu Dhabi, UAE – Executive Board

The Ethics Commission reported on the decisions and rulings made in the past year, including the two cases that related to the 2014 FIDE elections.

…In the other case the complaint of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov against Ignatius Leong and Garry Kasparov was upheld and they were found guilty. The process to impose a suitable sanction will be completed in next two months.




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