Press Release




ELECTIONS OF THE CHESS FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL NOW BE HELD ON 5TH AUGUST, 2015 AT PAKISTAN SPORTS COMPLEX, ISLAMABAD


Islamabad: June 26, 2015: A The elections of the Chess Federation of Pakistan were scheduled to be held on 30th June 2015 under the supervision of Pakistan Sports Board. The Election Commissioner, Mr. Muhammad Arfanullah Khan, Advocate High Court and the Committee constituted for the purpose of the elections took this assignment of holding the elections as a challenge and have worked hard and undertook necessary steps to ensure the holding of the elections in a free, fair and transparent manner.

However, many contestants and stakeholders contacted the PSB and requested to postpone the elections as they want more time for canvassing and preparation. The Election Commissioner acceded to their requests in order to ensure the provision of level playing field to all the stakeholders in the interest of justice and the game of Chess in Pakistan and postponed the elections accordingly.

The date and schedule of elections of Chess Federation of Pakistan shall be announced later on.


Director Media
Pakistan Sports Board