FIDE President congratulates Sergey Karjakin

Dear Sergey.

I heartily wish you happy 27th birthday!
On this joyful day, please let me express my deep respect for your supreme fighting qualities, my admiration of your versatile chess talent, a rare work ethic, exceptional integrity and resistance in the face of the greatest tests.

I wish you good health, energy and happiness.
I hope that you continue to give pleasure to all chess lovers with your beautiful and inspiring game.

President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE)
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov