Garry Kasparov suspended from the chess activities due to corruption

13th world chess champion Garry Kasparov suspended for two years from any activities related to the International Chess Federation (FIDE). Former General Secretary Ignatius Leong FIDE received the same suspension.
The investigation revealed that before last year's elections, a citizen of Croatia, Kasparov, who aspired to the presidency of FIDE, and a native of Singapore, Leong have concluded corruption treaty. Under this contract Kasparov paid Leong $500 thousand. For the votes from the Federations of the Asian region.

As a result, Kasparov lost the election: as the head of the organization was - with an overwhelming advantage - Kirsan Ilyumzhinov re-elected.
Recall, September 8 the representative of Russia in FIDE reported that US law enforcement agencies got all grounds for a prosecution Kasparov. Earlier, on the official FIDE website has information that Kasparov and Leong found guilty of violating the code of ethics of the organization.