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peter_parr
31-05-2010, 01:23 PM
FIDE visits Sydney

The FIDE general secretary Ignatius Leong and FIDE commercial director Geoffrey Borg will be at dinner tomorrow evening Tuesday at Norths, Cammeray at 7pm followed by a meeting with all chess players interested and all chess officials at 8pm.

All are welcome.

For details see SMH (http://www.chessdiscountsales.com/news/2010.htm)

Igor_Goldenberg
31-05-2010, 02:31 PM
Didn't Leong resign?

zurich53
31-05-2010, 03:09 PM
Didn't Leong resign?

I think he said he would stand down from that position at the upcoming elections - however all these things need more than a grain of salt to accompany them!

ER
31-05-2010, 06:13 PM
....- however all these things need more than a grain of salt to accompany them!
Correct! Similarly, Vassily Ivanchuk had stated he was going to quit Chess altogether last year after an unfortunate tournament! Yet, he is still very much an active player these days as he was then! :)