Ilyumzhinov congratulates Orthodox Christians on Christmas

I wholeheartedly wish you a very Merry Christmas! This bright holiday presents preeminent attitude, ever-burning light of faith; unites us by the ideals of goodness, love and mercy, fills our hearts with joy and hope.

Christmas is a time for good thoughts and noble deeds, caring for relatives and strangers in need of help.

I wish peace and harmony for every home, mutual understanding, prosperity, love, happiness, and peace of mind, success in all undertakings, joy and good health. Let all the most cherished dreams come true! Wishing you a Merry Christmas!

President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE)
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov