RCF President Andrey Filatov speaks about Kirsan Ilyumzhinov


President of the Russian Chess Federation, senior coach of the Russian national chess team Andrey Filatov in the recent interview to Izvestia said:
Kirsan Nikolayevich is a legend of chess. His experience and knowledge would be useful not only for the Russian Chess Federation but also for all Russian sports. We are always happy to see him as our guest and discuss any activity with him.

I emphasize that due to his authority and efforts of his team many countries supported Arkady Dvorkovich in Batumi.