Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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March 17, 2011

The case involved a dispute between several chess federations (the French, German, Swiss, Ukrainian and American Federations and a company named Karpov 2010 Inc.) in the framework of the election campaign for the new chairman of the Fédération Internationale des Echecs (“FIE”). Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s candidacy was opposed by Anatoly Karpov (the former was subsequently elected).

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_600/2010
Original language: 
French
Published: 
30 ASA Bull 119 (2012)
Parties
Counsel
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September 19, 2012

Except for the fact that some of you might be interested to learn that the game of chess is actually a “sport” for arbitration purposes, the opinion is of limited interest.

 

The matter involved the selection of the National Federation of the European Chess Union that would host the 2013 tournaments organized by the ECU.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_274/2012
Original language: 
French
Published: 
31 ASA Bull 149 (2013)
Parties
Appellant: 
Counsel
Respondent: 
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Arbitrator (s): 
October 16, 2012

The case involved an appeal to the Federal Tribunal by a football federation against an award on costs issued by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on April 27, 2012. The CAS Panel was composed of Romano Subioto, chairman, with Ulrich Haas and Allan Sullivan as arbitrators.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_314/2012
Original language: 
French
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 646 (2014)
Parties
Counsel
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Chairman: 
Arbitrator (s):