Ilyumzhinov congratulates women on March 8

Dear women! From the bottom of my heart I congratulate you on the wonderful spring holiday — International Women's Day!

Our whole life is filled with the light of your charisma and kindheartedness. Your support and love inspire creativity, give strength and courage. Millennia of world history are illuminated by your tenderness and beauty. Mother's words, the warmth of women's hands will be never depreciated whatever pinnacles of progress humanity may achieve.

Thanks to your vitality and wisdom, the human race remains on earth from century to century. Mother, sister and beloved one are the most dear women in the world. You make the world beautiful and astonishing.

Let this holiday give you a lot of joy, energy and optimism. Let there be as many bright days in your life as possible. Let you always be surrounded by relatives, loved ones and people who love you. Be loved and happy!

President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE)
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov