Point FM Sport — February 14, 2018 at 5:47 pm — Updated: February 14, 2018 at 5:47 pm

World Chess Federation says Swiss accounts frozen over Syria sanctions

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ATHENS (Reuters) – The World Chess Federation (FIDE) says its Swiss bank accounts have been frozen because its president – with whom the FIDE secretariat is embroiled in a power struggle – is under U.S. sanctions for alleged dealings with the Syrian government.

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