Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visits the Democratic Republic of Congo

On 22 July, the first President of Kalmykia, fourth President of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov flew to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

“I met with the president of the Congo Chess Federation Guy Esungi Botetsi. We discussed a number of chess projects including my project “Billion chess players means a billion smart people.”
On the same day, a meeting was held with the representative of UNESCO, the director of the national commission of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bernardine Esungi Ikondjola.


During a friendly and fruitful conversation, a number of social projects were considered,” Ilyumzhinov said.