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Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) is an international sports organization uniting national chess federations.

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The Company Statement
February 22, 2023

Suspend Russian & Belarussian teams from participation in tournaments. In January 2023 the Russian Chess Federation applied for membership of the Asian Chess Federation and announced its intention to withdraw from ECU. In 2023, 104 Russian chess players changed their sports citizenship, while only four new athletes began playing for Russia. This follows from the transfer statistics of the International Chess Federation (FIDE).

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