FIDE President attends the opening of the chess club

On June 6, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov took part in the opening of a chess club in Moscow. The club is located in the former building of Southern Boat Station, which is currently owned by the "Metropolitan shipping company." There is a children's shopping center "Panda City" in the same building and a number of passenger boats moored nearby to replenish water supplies. The construction of a huge children's entertainment center "Disney Park" will soon begin nearby in Nagatinskaya Poyma.  The management of "Panda City" responded to proposal of the President of FIDE and allocated area for the chess club.

The owner of "Panda City" Khachik Khachatryan, who, incidentally, is also a chess player, plans to build a chess hall, measuring of ​​approximately two thousand square meters, for holding the large-scale tournaments. He is also willing to set up a chess school under the auspices of FIDE.
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Khachik Khachatryan played a game of chess during the chess club’s opening ceremony. The President of Chess Federation of Buryatia, member of the People's Khural of Buryatia Bair Dorzhiev was among the notable guests that visited the club.