Kirsan Ilyumzhinov congratulates Andrey Selivanov


On 9 July, GM, fourteen-time World Champion of Chess Composition, the author of more than 850 chess puzzles and problems Andrei Selivanov celebrated his birthday.
The head of FIDE sent congratulations to Andrei Selivanov:
"Dear Andrey Vladimirovich! Please accept my sincere congratulations on your birthday! Your chess biography deserves the highest recognition. You devoted all your life to this noble game. You have made a huge contribution to the popularization and promotion of chess and paved the way for sports for many talented chess players.

Owing to your tireless and dedicated work for the benefit of chess, you deserve the deep respect and appreciation of all those who worked and communicated with you. Your name is rightly included in the FIDE Golden Book.
I join all the warm words and wishes addressed to you on this wonderful day. I wish you good health, inexhaustible vitality and well-being from the bottom of my heart.
All the best to you and your relatives!"