Dear Mr. President,

The Armenian Chess Federation confirms that it will organize one of the FIDE Grand-Prix tournaments in August 2009 in Yerevan. We guarantee the organization of the event in accordance with the FIDE regulations.

At the same time we would like to advise that the Armenian nominee to the Grand-Prix events will be GM Vladimir Akopian.

Yours sincerely,
Serzh Sargsyan
President of Armenian Chess Federation
President of Republic of Armenia

Here is the original letter.

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