FIDE head congratulates the outstanding grandmaster Lev Alburt on his birthday

On 21 August, FIDE head sent a congratulatory letter to Lev Alburt. The full text of the letter is below:

"Dear Lev Osipovich, I heartily congratulate you on your birthday! You are admired in the chess circles as an outstanding chess player, a great mentor and writer. I am extremely proud of being acquainted with you.
Due to your attitude towards life, dedication and diligence, you have become an example for many generations of chess players and lovers of this ancient game.

Being a talented mentor and teacher, you have brought up a whole galaxy of wonderful chess players. Your books on chess and politics have long become bestsellers, and your scientific researches and methodological recommendations are widely used in chess schools around the world.

I wish you more creative successes, grandiose plans, good health, inexhaustible energy and success in your selfless work!"