Ilyumzhinov met the King of Football

September 22, President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met the king of football Pele at the exhibition "Pele. Art. Life. Football," in London.

The presentation ceremony was attended by representatives of leading TV channels from around the world. Journalists of Russia Today asked Ilyumzhinov to interview the famous Brazilian athlete. By the way, answering the question of Pele's opinion about chess, Pele said that he has always loved and respected chess, but never was a good player.

As a result, both agreed to meet on Thursday for a first chess lesson from the FIDE President.