Ilyumzhinov holds talks with the leadership of Rossotrudnichestvo

On April 29, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with the leadership of the Federal Agency for CIS Affairs, compatriots living abroad and international humanitarian cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) in Moscow.

In particular, the parties discussed the results of the first year of implementation of the joint project to attract the most talented young people abroad to study chess subject in Russian universities.

Deputy head of the Russian Cooperation Alexey Frolov and Dmitry Guzhelya also told about the new system of student recruitment introduced this year and gave their recommendations to promote the project.
As a result, an agreement was reached on the preparation and signing of a memorandum concerning the development of chess in in countries near and far abroad.