Hybrid events become ratable

During the first online FIDE-Congress in the last days, the Qualification Commission has prepared regulations that allow for arbiter-supervised hybrid tournaments to be rated. For a start experimental phase, approval by the Qualification Commission and the FIDE Council is required. The FIDE treasurer reported cash reserves of more than € 3 million. The General Assembly voted with 75% to empower the FIDE Council to sanction the Iran Chess Federation if its players continue to boycott Israelis.