FIDE account closed

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NickFaulks
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Re: FIDE account closed

Post by NickFaulks » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:23 pm

Roger de Coverly wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:34 am
Do we assume then that the Swiss Treasurer will be using his influence such that Switzerland doesn't vote for Kirsan as President in 2018?
If his federation gave a moment's consideration to doing so and if they asked his advice, there does seem little doubt as to what it would be.
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Re: FIDE account closed

Post by David Sedgwick » Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:32 pm

NickFaulks wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:04 am
The following letter has been sent from the FIDE Treasurer to all federations. The fact that he states that the banking problems are in no way part of an election manoeuvre will doubtless be taken in some quarters as further proof that they are.
The standard method of validating a rumour is to deny it.

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Re: FIDE account closed

Post by JustinHorton » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:51 pm

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Re: FIDE account closed

Post by NickFaulks » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:39 am

JustinHorton wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:51 pm
A common observation
But in this particular case, the idea that FIDE officials may have invented or procured the closing of their UBS account is patently daft. I've nothing against conspiracy theories, but please don't bring them into disrepute.

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