FIDE Ethics Commission passes judgments
FIDE - Fédération Internationale des Échecs

The Ethics Commission during deliberations at the end of July in Athens. From left: Ms. Elli Sperdokli (Fide secretary in Athens), Lawrence Ball (South Africa), Ian Wilkinson (Jamaica), Dirk JA De Ridder (Belgium), Roberto Rivello (Italy, Chairman), Ralph Alt (Germany), Noureddine Tabbane (Tunisia). Photo by Michalis Kaloumenos.

The FIDE Ethics Commission has passed down a ruling on several pending cases. It makes for very interesting reading. There were a number of sanctions and reprimands handed down by the Commission.  Here are the cases including the link where they can be read in full from the FIDE website (Acrobat Reader required):

Zurab Azmaiparashvili vs. Nigel Short
(February 2007)

Arthur Kogan vs. Jackie Ngubeni
(January 2007)

Carsten Hensel & Vladimir Kramnik vs. Veselin Topalov & Silvio Danailov
(April 2006)

Moroccan Chess Federation
(March 2006)

Ali Nihat Yazici vs. Dimitrije Bjelica
(January 2006)

Posted by The Chess Drum: 1 September 2007