Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Nodirbek Abdusattorov is a worthy representative of his glorious people, and he proved it with his victories

The strongest young Asian chess players will compete in the championship in classical chess, rapid chess and blitz at the tournament in Tashkent. Western Asian Junior Chess Championship (players must have been from 6 to 20 years old) will be held in Tashkent from 16 to 23 November 2018. Winners will receive international chess titles - international grandmaster, international master and master of FIDE.

The honour of Uzbekistan will be defended by Nodirbek Abdusattorov, Humoyun Begmuratov, Nodirbek Yakubboev, Abdimalik Abdisalimov, Afruz Khamdamov, Bakhor Abdusattorov, Ortik Nigmatov, Umida Omonova and Almas Rakhmatullaev.

Recall that Nodirbek Abdusattorov fulfilled the norm of the title International Grandmaster at the age of 13 years 1 month and 11 days, which allowed him to become the second youngest grandmaster in chess history after Russian Sergey Karjakin. Humoyun Begmuratov, Afruz Khamdamov and Umida Omonova have the title of candidates for master of sports of international class.
Nadir Abdusattorov is now the most popular chess player in Uzbekistan after Rustam Kasimdzhanov. Two months ago, on 18 September, Nodirbek Abdusattorov turned 14 years old. At this age, teenagers are just beginning to take the first steps to success, and this student of school number 152 in the Yashnabad district of Tashkent has already received the most prestigious awards in the chess history of Uzbekistan.
The talent of Nodirbek Abdusattorov was also appreciated by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who recently presented a new apartment’s keys to the young talent.
In November 2017, Nodirbek Abdusattorov received a letter of congratulations from FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.
“I congratulate you on the fulfillment of the third norm of chess grandmaster. You have reached great heights with your diligence, desire to win and perseverance. Your life mood can be an object of envy.  Now you are the second youngest grandmaster in chess history and the first rated at your age. I am sure that you can achieve the title of World Champion! ”, wrote the 6th FIDE President. Ilyumzhinov wished the young Uzbek to always be confident of victory, set new goals for themselves and achieve them with perseverance, showing strength of spirit and skill.
“You are a worthy representative of your glorious people, and you proved it with your victories. I wish you success, my young friend. You are the pride of your country, family, relatives and friends, and you are the hope of your compatriots who believe in you! I wish you new beginnings, beautiful games and inspiration at the chessboard! ”, concluded Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.