Ilyumzhinov: "Lukashenko has supported FIDE program" Chess in Schools "

President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov spoke about the development of chess in Belarus.
"In recent years, the development of chess in Belarus has intensified. At our meeting, President Alexander Lukashenko supported the FIDE program "Chess in Schools". The only way to train the muscles of the head - it is chess. Chess - a gymnastics for the mind "- said Ilyumzhinov in the program" Sport-shot "on the TV channel" Belarus 5.

Lead also asked him about the "involvement in world football processes."
"I have studied this possibility. Because on September 8 in Abu Dhabi at the General Assembly of FIDE delegates suggested that I run for the presidency of FIFA. No sooner had traveled many countries. Although 20 states I have visited. We will be watching", - said Ilyumzhinov.