Ilyumzhinovwill congratulate students on the Day of Knowledge

On August 31, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov will take part in a live programme "The Morning of Russia" on Russia 1 TV channel. The interview will begin at 05.10 and the recordings - at 07.10 and 8.40. The discussion will focus on the FIDE programme "Chess in Schools".

"The Morning of Russia" is a five-hour show about the main events in Russia and abroad. Every day, the guests of studio are people that make the news and are decisions makers: politicians and influential experts.

The Russia 1 TV channel has an audience of over 50 million. The watchers are in the CIS and Baltic countries as well as the residents of Western Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, the US and China.