Press Release

Islamabad: 07 June, 2017:  Mr. Muhammad Amjad Iqbal Qureshi, Former Justice, Islamabad High Court, Islamabad/Election Commissioner for holding the elections of Chess Federation of Pakistan, is pleased to announce that the elections of Chess Federation of Pakistan scheduled to be held on 10-06-2017 at Islamabad has been postponed on the request of stake holders due to Holy month of Ramzan. Furthermore, the date for submission of nomination papers for casting votes and candidate for elections has been extended to   10th June, 2017. The nomination papers will be scrutinized and election will be held on Saturday, the 8th July, 2017 at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad under the supervision of appointed Election Commissioner.

The Election Commissioner wrote letters to the provincial/regional sports boards to intimate the legitimate provincial/regional chess associations to finalize the legitimate Electoral College for the elections. It is added that KPK, FATA and Islamabad Sports Boards confirmed the names of office bearers of their respective chess associations. Besides affiliated departments namely HEC, WAPDA, Railways, PIA and Service Sports Control Board conveyed the names of their representatives for casting the votes in the Chess Elections. The bonafide declared Electoral College so far is as under:-

Chess Association/ Department Nominee
KPK Chess Association 1. Mr. Muhammad Waqar, Secretary General,
    KPK Chess Association
2. Mr. Taimoor Khan
3. Mrs. Ambreen Sohail
FATA Chess Association 4. Mr. Muhammad Rashid, General Secretary,     FATA Chess Association
Islamabad Chess Association (ICA) 5. Mr. Ejaz Ahmad Abbasi, President, ICA
Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) 6. Lt. Col. Saif Ullah Khan, Secretary, SSCB
WAPDA Sports Board 7. Mr. Imdad Ullah Memon
    Additional Director General Education WAPDA/     Manager WAPDA Chess Team
Pakistan Railways Sports Board 8. Mr. Mahmood Hasan, Chief Organizer,
     Pakistan Railway Chess Team
Higher Education Commission (HEC) 9. Mr. Muhammad Irfan Sheeraz
    Assistant Director (Sports) HEC
Pakistan International Airline 10.Deputy General Manager (IR)

All the stakeholders are advised to strictly follow the announced schedule of election.


Muhammad Azam Dar
Director National Federations
Pakistan Sports Board