2022 FIDE Zonal Council



Date: 3 August 2022

Location: Leela Palace, Chennai

Time: 3.00 p.m. IST

3.00 pm      Welcome Remarks and Report                                                     Arkady Dvorkovich, President

Discussion will include:

  • FIDE priorities
  • Key FIDE initiatives including partnerships and engagements


3.15 pm      Report of the FIDE Managing Director                                     Dana Reizniece-Ozola FIDE MD

Presentation will address:

  • FIDE Funding Summary
  • Key Projects from Commissions, opportunities for Federations/zones


3.30 pm      Summary of PDC Activities, Procedures and Processes                 Sonja Johnson, PDC Chair

Presentation will include:

  • The various processes/procedures related to the operations of the PDC
  • PDC Roadshow
  • Capacity Building-Chess Administrator Orientation programme


4.00 Development Levels Model                                                                              Sonja Johnson, PDC Chair

Presentation will include:

  • Suggestion for new criteria defining federation development


4.20 FIDE Infinity Project                                                                           Anastasia Sorokina, Vice President


4.40 pm     Financial Management of FIDE                               Aleksandr Volzhin, FIDE Financial Director


4.55 pm   Summary of session and closing remarks                 President