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FIDE Statutes | Chapter 05 - The Executive Board
Chapter 05 - The Executive Board
The Executive Board concerns itself with the general
situation of FIDE, the activities of the President and those of other
officials and organizations; it deals with the annual reports of the
President and the Treasurer as well as all further subjects listed on
the agenda for the General Assembly and recommends actions. During
Olympiad years the Executive Board will only hold an abbreviated meeting
which will discuss only those issues which are paramount on the agenda
and have broad interest or those that may generate controversy at the
The Executive Board consists of:
- (GA '96) the President, the Honorary President, the Deputy
President, the General Secretary, the Treasurer, the Vice
Presidents, the Honorary Vice-Presidents, the four Continental
Presidents, the Zonal Presidents, and four representatives from each
of the Continents, and the Auditor;
- (b) the Men's World Champion and the Women's World Champion with a
consultative voice but without the right to vote.
With the exception of the Zonal Presidents the
members of the Executive Board officiate in person. No replacement is
possible. FIDE shall be informed of the name of the substitute of the
Zonal President in writing. the Chairman of the Commission or his
representative shall be entitled to attend the Executive Board and to
speak upon matters affecting his Commission but shall not be entitled to
vote unless he is a member of the Executive Board. the representative of
the ICCF shall be invited to attend the meetings of the Executive Board
and have an observer voice, but no vote. All countries are welcome to
attend the meetings of the Executive Board and express their opinions on
any item of pending legislation.
The Executive Board meets at least once a year, as a
rule immediately before the General Assembly and once per non Olympiad
The Executive Board can be convened by the President
at any time.
Procedures are subject to Arts. 4.5, 4.8 and 4.9.
Recommendations by the Executive Board are subject to
the regulations as applicable for the General Assembly, with the
exception of Art. 4.3.
The Agenda of the meetings of the Executive Board and
the summary of decisions at the meetings, shall be published by the FIDE
Secretariat on the official FIDE web-site. (GA 98)