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MOSCOW, 24 July – The General Assembly of the European Chess Union (ECU) by a majority vote extended the suspension of the chess federations of Russia and Belarus, as well as the ban on national teams from participating in competitions under the auspices of the organization, follows from the broadcast on the ECU YouTube channel.
37 delegates voted in favor of extending the restrictions, two opposed, five abstained, and six did not vote.
Russians and Belarusians are allowed to play under the flag of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) or another national federation.
The General Assembly was held in Thessaloniki (Greece).


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