Ilyumzhinov visited the gala social events in Monaco

The Prime Minister of the Principality of Monaco Michel Roger made a social event in honor of the participants, officials and guests of the 1st stage of the women's FIDE Grand Prix on October 12th.
President of the International Chess Federation Kirsan Ilyumzhinov gave members of the Government of Monaco gifts - Golden Book of FIDE and Kalmyk chess set.

President of the Chess Federation of Monaco Jean-Michel Rapper presented the head of the Russian Chess Federation Andrey Filatov certificate autographed by the Soviet national team, playing in the World Chess Olympiad 1974 in Nice. This gift will be an exhibit of the chess museum in Moscow.
At social event, in addition to the listed persons, attended Prince of Monaco Albert II, President of the Chess Federation of French-speaking countries Patrick van Holland, head of the European Chess Union Zurab Ayzmaparashvili, sponsors of the tournament Boris Ivanov and Bashar Kuatli, deputy chief referee Stefan Eskarf, as well as famous players - Antoaneta Stefanov, Maria Muzychuk, Natalia Zhukova, Natalia Pogonina, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Paul Tregubov, Hou Yifan, Ljubomir Ljubojevic, Humpy Koneru, Pia Cramling, Damir Levachich, Almira Skripchenko and others.