The FIDE Ethics Commission judgment has imposed the following sanction: (ETH Ruling)
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.
In compliance with this judgement, Mr Ignatius Leong is no longer a member of the SCF Exco with immediate effect.
We are glad to announce that Mr Ng Thai Ee has agreed to fill this vacancy.
The following Exco members have on 23rd October 2015, resigned from their Exco positions:
- Dr Gan Yeow Beng (Vice-President)
- Mr Chan Boon Siang Philip (Council Member)
- Ms Tan Geok Lin Adelin (Council Member)
- Dr Chan Weng Kee (Council Member)
Their resignations have been accepted.