IMSA Executive & Organizing Committee

Uniting five federations of the traditional mind sports: Chess, Bridge, Draughts, Go and Xianqi 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 Ilymzhinov

Kirsan Ilymzhinov

President; President of FIDE(Russia)

Chen Zelan

Chen Zelan

Deputy President; Vice President of WXF (China)

Harry Otten

Harry Otten

Deputy President (The Netherlands)

Thomas Hsiang

Thomas Hsiang

Secretary General; Vice President of IGF (USA)

Marc Depauw

Marc Depauw

Treasurer; Treasurer of WBF (Belgium)

Geoffrey Borg

Geoffrey Borg

Executive Director; CEO of FIDE (Malta)

Gianarrigo Rona

Gianarrigo Rona

Member of Committee; President WBF (Italy)

Jose Damiani

José Damiani

Founding President (France)