Ilyumzhinov Visits Lausanne

On June 8th, the President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov made a brief working visit to Lausanne, Switzerland where the central office of FIDE is located.
In particular, Ilyumzhinov took part in a meeting with the Board of the Association of the Sports Federations ‘Sport Accord’, being its member since the spring of this year. The talks, held in the hotel ‘Beau Rivage’, were about the future of this international body after the recent resignation of its Chairman Marius Wiesel.

Furthermore, in Lausanne the head of FIDE met with the President of the International Tennis Federation and the President of the Association of Summer Sports Federations Ricardo Ricci Bitti, having discussed a number of the important issues related to the further cooperation.