FIDE President congratulated Vasily Filipenko

The head of Khanty-Mansiysk Vasily Filipenko received congratulations from the President of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in connection with the re-election as head of the Chess Federation of Ugra.
"The trust which was provided you by the chess public, it was a natural result of your many years of work. With your participation, in Khanty-Mansiysk were held the World Chess Olympiad, the Congress and the General Assembly of FIDE, several World Championships, World Cups and Grand Prix.

In the capital of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District got one of the largest and most beautiful in the world of chess palaces and Chess Academy. The program chess in schools is actively promoting with your help. All these achievements have actually turned in the territory of Ugra Chess" – in particular, said in a congratulatory letter.