Kirsan Ilyumzhinov arrives on a working visit to Beirut

On December 3, first President of Kalmykia, sixth FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov flew to Istanbul. From there, on December 4, he arrived in Beirut on a working visit. He met with business partners, held a number of business meetings, during which the parties discussed the development of chess and economic issues. ⠀ 

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in his video, which you can see on the home page of our website, noted the beauty of the Lebanese capital. Preparations for Christmas are always underway in Beirut; a Christmas tree has been installed on the city’s main square.


The Editor’s note: Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon located on a peninsula in the middle of the Lebanese Mediterranean coast.  It is the country's largest and main seaport. The Beirut area consists of the capital city and its suburbs.