FIDE head congratulates Willy Iclicki on his birthday

Dear Willy! I heartily congratulate you on your birthday! You have made a huge contribution to the chess movement, having become a popularizer of the ancient game loved by millions of people, and I am sincerely proud to have been acquainted with you.

You have worked for the benefit of the International Chess Federation for many years and, thanks to you, the famous Chesspedia "FIDE Golden Book" was published.

With full confidence, I declare that you are one of the greatest experts in the history of chess, and your "FIDE Golden Book" is a unique work that will always be in demand by chess lovers and professional players.
I wish you long and happy years in full health with people who love you. I wish you more interesting, fruitful ideas and opportunities for their embodiment, cheerfulness and fine mood.