Karpov2010 FIDE Presidential Board TicketCandidate for FIDE President:
Nominating federation: Russia
Richard A. Conn Jr.
Nominating federation: USA
Bio: Richard Conn, a USCF member with a rating of 1943. If elected, he will be the highest ranking American in FIDE history. Conn is Managing Director of Conn International Group LLC, a Moscow/NY-based financial and legal advisory firm. Prior to founding CIG in 2003, Conn practiced international corporate law for nearly twenty years as an equity partner with the international law firm Latham & Watkins. He founded the firm's Moscow office in 1992 and managed it for four years prior to returning to U.S.
Nominating federation: Ukraine
Bio: A prominent financial and banking specialist who from 2005 until April was the Chairman of the Board at JSC Ukreximbank. In the 1990s Viktor Kapustin was a key figure in transitioning the Ukrainian bank system into the international arena, performing the first operations with European institutions. He later served as president of the Ukrainian Fund for Development. He was the first deputy of the Finance Committee of the Ukrainian parliament from 2002-2005. In 2007, named Ukraine's "Financier of the Year." In 2010 he was elected the President of the Ukrainian Chess Federation.
Abd Hamid Majid
Nominating federation: Malaysia
Dr. Aguinaldo Jaime
Nominating federation: Angola
Nominating federation: Serbia