Ilyumzhinov arrives in Costa Rica

On July 1, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov arrived in San Jose. Children's championship of the continent of America, attended by over 500 chess players, started in the capital of Costa Rica.

FIDE President met with head of the Chess Federation of Nicaragua Guy Bendana, head of Chess Federation of Venezuela Fidel Gonzalez and Secretary General of the American Chess Confederation Russell Smith. The schedule of the visit provides for meetings with official representatives of Costa Rica and participation in the meeting of ACC.