DV Sundar Re-Elected as Vice-President of World Chess Governing Body

Updated: 13 August 2014 20:21 IST

DV Sundar got 103 votes in the election for vice-president of the FIDE and was declared elected for the post.

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Indian chess administrator DV Sundar was on Wednesday re-elected vice-president of world governing body of the game FIDE for another term.

Sundar got 103 votes in the election for vice-president and was declared elected for the post.

He is credited for organising the 2013 World Chess Championship match in Chennai and for cleaning up the over age related issues in India during his tenure as Honorary Secretary of All India Chess Federation.

Bharat Singh Chauhan, the All India chess federation secretary, has been elected as deputy President of the Asian Chess Federation, according to a press release by AICF.

Besides being the father figure of Delhi Chess, Chauhan organises India's biggest Parsvnath Chess Festival in Delhi every January.

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