Ilyumzhinov congratulates women on 8 March

On 8 March, the sixth FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov congratulated women on International Women's Day. The text of congratulatory letter reads as follows:

“Dear women! From the bottom of my heart I congratulate you on the spring holiday - International Women's Day!
Thanks to you, the human race on earth continues to exist. Our mothers, sisters and loved ones are those most dear to us. You make the world beautiful and special, which makes us want to live in this world.


You are the most amazing and beautiful, strong and gentle, simple and mysterious. What an unbearable and joyless life would be without you!

For you, beautiful, faithful and tender, feats and scientific discoveries are made; great works of art are created.
You are the main source of inspiration. Your beauty and tenderness, support and love are the most valuable thing in the world. Dear women, I wish you happiness, love and good health. May your dreams come true!
May your children, relatives and friends never get sick. Please know that our respect for you is infinite, and admiration is genuine and unlimited. May love, attention and care of people close to you always be there for you! Be loved and happy!”