Ilyumzhinov Wishes Success to the Participants of the Candidate’s Tournament

Recently, the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, talking to a journalist of the Bulgarian magazine Topsport.bg, commented on the issues related to the Candidate’s Tournament.

"This is a huge event in the chess world, to the organization of which I have devoted all my time and effort. I look forward to it. There will be special surprises for the fans of sports and everyone’s attention would be focused on the battle between the best chess players of the world", - said Ilyumzhinov.

"The match with the current Champion Magnus Carlsen which will be played by the winner of the tournament in November is the sufficient motivation for grandmasters, including Veselin Topalov. He is the great professional who remains to be the one of the biggest stars over many years. I wish him and all participants of the tournament success", - said the head of FIDE.