WCCF Request to ICCF for an EGM

Russell Sherwood  Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Dear members, following discussions over recent days the WCCF Executive committee decided to make a request of ICCF to hold an EGM with regard to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.


We would like to make a request for an EGM to be called by ICCF – detailed below. In addition, we request that a copy of this is circulated to National Delegates.

The Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation formally requests a special meeting of Congress according to Article 32 of the ICCF Statutes.  According to the statutes, we should specify the location, purpose, and agenda for the meeting, these are as follows: 

1.       Location: Online discussion using Zoom or similar video conferencing facilities, with voting to take place using the ICCF online voting system and closing one week after the meeting (similar to the arrangements for the 2021 Congress) 

2.       Purpose: to determine the future status of the Russian and Belarusian CC federations as ICCF member federations 

3.       Agenda: There will be three agenda items, both with votes of delegates. 

a.       The dismissal from ICCF of the Russian CC Federation 

b.       The dismissal from ICCF of the Belorussian CC Federation 

c.      Any other proposals raised in line with the voting regulations.  

         Including: (To be raised in detail) 

  1. The cancellation of the Ukraine Federations ICCF invoice for 2021-22 
  2. The establishment of an ICCF Open event (Similar to the Covid event) with the proceeds going to Ukrainian Humanitarian relief. 

4.    Method: All proposals will be placed online strictly according to the voting regulations, and delegates will be free to post new or amended proposals, specifically related to further sanctions, actions against individual players, or other actions related to these suspensions.  Proposals related to other matters should be deferred to the regular Congress in August. 


Russell Sherwood

ICCF Delegate for Wales

For and behalf of the WCCF


Members are also reminded that the correct, appropriate  and professional way to contact WCCF (or ICCF) is through designated officials or contact pages, not via social media.

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