The meeting of the FIDE Presidential Board holds in Moscow

March 28, Moscow hosted the meeting of the FIDE Presidential Board. The head of the RCF Andrey Filatov, opening the event, welcomed the participants and guests of the forum.

Furthermore, the Minister of Sport Vitaly Mutko delivered a speech. He expressed his appreciation for the choice of the Russian capital for the Candidates Tournament. In his response, the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov thanked the Minister for his interest in chess.

After that, the head of FIDE made the summary report. After the official part, Ilyumzhinov congratulated the Presidential Council member Vanik Zakaryan with his 80th jubilee.