Kirsan Ilyumzhinov President of FIDE since 1995. Russian politician. The first President of Kalmykia (1993-2005), the first Head of Kalmykia (2005-2010).  
Andrey Filatov President of the Russian Chess Federation, vice-president of FIDE. Russian entrepreneur, chairman of the Board of Directors of Tuloma investment company.  
Arkady Dvorkovich Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. Member of the Guardianship Board of the Russian Chess Federation.  
Anatoly Karpov The 12th World Chess champion. Vice-president of the Russian Chess Federation. Manyfold Olympic champion as a member of the USSR national team.  
Alexander Zhukov Russian statesman, economist and politician. The First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly.  
Oleg Skvortsov Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist. Director general of the IGL: International Gemological Laboratories.  
Natalya Komarova Governor of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug - Ugra. Vice-president of the Russian Chess Federation. Natalya Komarova has many awards and honorary titles.  
Mark Glukhovsky Chief Executive of the Russian Chess Federation. From 2007 to 2014 was the editor-in-chief of "64" chess magazine.