Executive Committee

Uniting four federations of the traditional mind sports: Chess, Bridge, Draughts and Go with over 400 National Associations and close to 500 million players.

Founded under auspices of the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), in cooperation with International Olympic Committee and other global organizations.

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: IMSA President and FIDE President – Russia

 

 

 

 

José Damiani : Founding President – France

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harry Otten: Vice-President and FMJD President – The Netherlands

 

 

 

 

Thomas Hsiang: General Secretary and IGF General Secretary – USA

 

 

 

 

Marc de Pauw: Treasurer and WBF Treasurer – Belgium

 

 

 

 

Gianarrigo Rona: WBF Representativet and WBF President – Italy

 

 

 

 

Jean-Claude Schupp: Honorary Secretary – France

 

 

David Jarrrett (previous Treasurer) has been nominated as Honorary Member and Geoffrey Borg as Executive Director

Our Executive Committee