Ilyumzhinov meets with the head of the ROC of Russia

On April 26, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with the head of the Russian Olympic Committee, vice-speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Alexander Zhukov in Moscow.

The parties discussed the preparations for the World Chess Championship, which is scheduled to be held in New York in November; the results of the "SportAccord" convention, recently held in Lausanne; the upcoming meeting of the IOC session in Brazil, which the head of FIDE has received an invitation to participate and other issues of the current interest.