Ilyumzhinov: "The team of Armenia will perform adequately in the Chess Olympiad in Baku"

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov is convinced that the participation of Armenian chess players in the World Cup in Baku inspires confidence in the speech of the Armenian team at the World Chess Olympiad-2016.

"I had several meetings with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who is head of the National Chess Federation. And I want to thank him for what he has contributed to the fact that the four chess players from Armenia and two chess players of Armenian origin from other countries took part in the World Cup in Azerbaijan ", - said Ilyumzhinov.

"At the opening of the tournament, I was talking with Levon Aronian and other Armenian chess players. I think that in the next year in Baku, the Armenian team will participate in the Olympics, and will speak with dignity ", - stressed the head of FIDE.
Recall 42th World Chess Olympiad to be held in Azerbaijan's capital (in concert and sports complex Baku Crystal Hall) 17-30 September 2016.