Kirsan Ilyumzhinov arrives in Paris on a business visit

April 19 6th FIDE President, first President of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov flew to Paris. In 1924, was his last visit there when the World Chess Federation (FIDE) was formed. In two years, as Kirsan Ilyumzhinov noted, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of this organization.

In his video message put on our home page, Ilyumzhinov said that he plans to hold a series of meetings with friends and discuss joint projects. Also, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov plans to participate in a major chess tournament.

On April 19, the deputy of the Elista City Assembly, Elena Gorodnichaya, celebrated her birthday. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov wished her health, success, happiness and prosperity.