FIDE reinstates some Indian players?

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  • FIDE reinstates some Indian players?

    Saw this click bait on FIDE's twitter feed:
    Nearly a decade ago, FIDE, at the behest of the All India Chess Federation, removed the Elo ratings of dozens of players and expunged their names from the records. Today we are delighted to welcome back all those players with immediate effect.

    Arkady Dvorkovich
    FIDE President

    All I see on the FIDE site is this:

    Anyone know more about this? Seems odd that there would not be a list of the players who were reinstated...

  • #2
    For a time, there were two national federations in Inida - both fighting to be recognized by FIDE. I suspect the one that got recognized decided to penalize the other one.