FIDE President’s visit to Uzbekistan

The FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov arrived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on an official visit. There he took part in an opening ceremony of a rapid match between World Champion Viswanathan Anand and ex-World Champion Rustam Kasimdzhanov. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov also met with the representatives of a leadership of the country, chess society and Uzbekistan chess federation and discussed chess development in Uzbekistan and realization of the FIDE programme “Chess in Schools”.

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