Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

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Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election?

Poll ended at Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:05 am

Arkady Dvorkovich
5
11%
Georgios Makropoulos
9
20%
Nigel Short
22
48%
None of the Above
10
22%
 
Total votes: 46

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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by Brian Towers » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:15 pm

So, the forum got the results in exact reverse order. Not sure what that says about us and what is says about FIDE.
Ah, but I was so much older then. I'm younger than that now.

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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by Christopher Kreuzer » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:16 pm

White smoke! Does Makro still chair the rest of the Assembly and Dvorkovich takes over at a later date?

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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by Simon Brown » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:25 pm

Brian Towers wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:15 pm
So, the forum got the results in exact reverse order. Not sure what that says about us and what is says about FIDE.
Aternatively, given that Nigel transferred his supporters to Dvorkovich, that makes 27/46 or 58.7% of our vote, Actual result was 103/181 or 57% so we were quite close, certainly closer than Malcolm and the ECF.

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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by Alex Holowczak » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:27 pm

Christopher Kreuzer wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:16 pm
White smoke! Does Makro still chair the rest of the Assembly and Dvorkovich takes over at a later date?
Good question. Makro has left the room, so he isn't Chairing. Not sure 4.3 is going to happen tonight.

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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by Christopher Kreuzer » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:04 pm

I wonder whether Short or Makro or Malcolm will feature in the new administration?

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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by Tim Harding » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:14 pm

Time to start a new thread?
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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by David Robertson » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:14 pm

Christopher Kreuzer wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:04 pm
I wonder whether Short or Makro or Malcolm will feature in the new administration?
Short WILL
Makro WON'T
Pein (could, maybe, after a wait to digest)

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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by LawrenceCooper » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:38 pm

Brian Towers wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:15 pm
So, the forum got the results in exact reverse order. Not sure what that says about us and what is says about FIDE.
Maybe if the question had been "Who do we think will win?" people would have voted differently.


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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by JustinHorton » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:05 pm

Ha, did Nigel of all people complain of a culture of bullying? Good Lord.
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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:47 pm

Is it known how many votes Short got?
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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by Alex Holowczak » Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:54 pm

Matt Mackenzie wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:47 pm
Is it known how many votes Short got?
0 - he withdrew his candidature after giving his election address.

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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by David Sedgwick » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:08 pm

Roger de Coverly wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:17 pm
Scotland was on the list of those nominating Makro.
https://www.chess.com/news/view/is-pres ... to-be-true

But the ECF nominated Nigel, so it doesn't always indicate voting intent on election day.
Chess Scotland made their final decision about how to vote the day before the ECF did. Unlike the ECF, CS chose not to make the decision public.

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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by David Sedgwick » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:15 pm

Christopher Kreuzer wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:16 pm
White smoke! Does Makro still chair the rest of the Assembly and Dvorkovich takes over at a later date?
The newly elected President takes over at the end of the Congress, so chairing the second and third days of the General Assembly is formally Makropoulos's responsibility.

Will he fulfil it? We shall find out in the morning.

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Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election? (Take 2)

Post by Roger de Coverly » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:24 pm

David Sedgwick wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:15 pm
chairing the second and third days of the General Assembly is formally Makropoulos's responsibility.
There's a contested election for African continental president coming up, but is there anything else controversial? Perhaps Agon, but that's going to be on the new President's "to do" list anyway.

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