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Breaking news! Important announcement

Veselin Topalov won’t play any official FIDE or ECU event until the criminal gang of Makro&friends is ruling FIDE To all members of the Chess Community worldwide: Dear all, Since 2014, the criminal gang of Makro&friends, who has been ruling FIDE from 1995 onwards, has been attacking the Bulgarian Chess Federation in a very ugly […]


The true life story of Zurab Azmaiparashvili, the worst criminal in chess history ever

Dear chess presidents, delegates, politicians, and lovers of the game, FIDE World Cadets Championship 2016 started in Batumi (Georgia). We would like to draw your attention to the person who is, as you probably already know, organizing this event – Zurab Azmaiparashvili, whose moral portrait we would like to shed some light on, this being […]


Silvio Danailov tweeted:

“Yesterday Bulgarian Chess Federation sent appeal to CAS against the abusive&illegal @ECUonline decision,result of Makro&friends #FIDE political&personal revenge” Download STATEMENT OF APPEAL >>>    


Questions to FIDE Treasurer

Dear Mr Siegel, Hope you keeping well. I read with interest your explanations to Peter Doggers in about FIDE expenses and current financial situation. I have question to you related to this matter which I will raise during the GA in Baku, so you can start preparing your answer. Last year FIDE had 187.883€ […]


Breaking news! Big scandal!

Makro&friends “FIDE” ignored on purpose and didn’t include on the agenda the official motion for impeachment of the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov sent by Jamaica CF. As everyone can see, the motion prepared by Jamaica Chess Federation was sent on time and is completely legal. According to FIDE Statutes, the motion has to be included […]

Read More... He Can Play Well, Too

By Samuel Shankland Obviously the title of this article does not refer to the man on the right in the photo above — Garry Kasparov, the former World Champion. Instead, this game-of-the-day feature is about the other man — Silvio Danailov, the manager of Veselin Topalov, another former World Champion. In the following game, […]


Chess- Impeachment for Ilyumzhinov?

Chess-News learnt that Kirsan Ilyumzhinov might face an impeachment procedure during the coming FIDE General Assembly that will take place in Baku in September. In order to do so it is necessary to collect 50% plus one delegates’ vote. Looking back last December Ilyumzhinov temporary delegated his powers to Georgios Makropoulos and “withdrew from any […]



It will be decided who is to make the exchange of the inconvenient federation on Wednesday VLADIMIR YONCHEV | 07 June 2016 at 09:10 Putin’s long arm has often been accused of any kind of things and often the accusations have sounded ridiculous. However, there is a case, where the President of Russia is […]


After two years Makro&friends management, led by Tsorba&Shvili ECU is smashed down to total disaster. Damn shame!

Makro and friends ECU won the elections in August 2014 in Tromso after an extremely dirty and disgusting campaign, with the help of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and the Russian government. The target was very clear and purely political, to avoid the election of Garry Kasparov as FIDE President and my reelection as ECU President at any […]


To FIDE Ethics Commission: Appeal regarding inappropriate and unethical behaviour of a FIDE official during FIDE Candidates tournament in Moscow March 2016

On April 17, 2016, President of the Bulgarian Chess Federation, Silvio Danailov and former FIDE World Champion, Veselin Topalov sent to FIDE Ethics Commission appeal regarding inappropriate and unethical behaviour of a FIDE official during the FIDE Candidates tournament in Moscow March 2016…  read more (pdf) >>> . .

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