FIDE Presidential Board meets, with Ilyumzhinov at the head of the table

Igor, the cameraman, is in the left corner. Around the table clockwise, I do not know the man in the whiote shirt (possibly Alexi Orlov of Russian), Willy Iclicki (Belgium), Boris Kutin (Slovenia), General Secretary Noureddine Tabbane (Tunisia), Vice-President Stephen Doyle (USA), Vice President Ummer Koya (India), I don't know the next one, President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (Russia), Executive Director Emmanuel Omuku (Nigeria), Honorary President Florencio Campomanes (Philippines), I don't know the next one, Continental President (Asia) Khalifa Al-Hitmi (Qatar), I don't know and Polina Tsedenova of Kalmykia.

FIDE Presidential Board meets

Present at the meeting are President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (Russia), Honorary President Florencio Campomanes (Philippines), Vice President Ummer Koya (India), General Secretary Noureddine Tabbane (Tunisia), Vice-President Stephen Doyle (USA), Vice President Emrehan Halici (Turkey), Honorary Vice-President Vanik Zakarian (Armenia), Continental President (Europe) Boris Kutin (Slovenia), Continental President (Americas) Dr. Pedro Barrera (El Salvador), Continental President (Asia) Khalifa Al-Hitmi (Qatar), Continental President (Africa) Lakhdar Mazouz (Algeria), Executive Director Emmanuel Omuku (Nigeria), David Jarrett (England), Geurt Gijssen (Holland), Ratings Administrator Casto Abundo (Philippines), CACDEC Chairman Israel Gelfer (Israel), Alexei Orlov (Russia), Willy Iclicki (Belgium), and Gaguik Oganessian (Armenia) with his lovely daughter, Tatevik, as translator.

This picture was taken by Sam Sloan, who was sitting in front of them all.

This is one of several photographs which were taken by Sam Sloan during the 1999 FIDE World Chess Championship in Las Vegas. Here are some other photographs:

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