Norwegian surprise on Dvorkovich team
13 May 2022
Jøran-Aulin Jansson, former President of the Norwegian Chess Federation, initiator of the NorwayChess tournament and the Fischer Random world championship, an outspoken critic of corruption in FIDE, has joined the election ticket of incumbent FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich. Former world champion Vishy Anand candidates as Deputy President and will step up in case the Russian politician steps down. Mahir Mammedov stays on as another Vice President as does Zhu Chen as treasurer. In case there were any doubts, the Chess Federation of Russia has reconfirmed its support for Dvorkovich.