Ilyumzhinov meets with the Minister of Sports of the Russian Federation

On August 30, a working meeting between Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation Pavel Kolobkov was held in Moscow.

The parties discussed aspects of cooperation in the development and popularization of chess. It includes the introduction of chess programme in subordinate educational establishments, the attraction of foreign students to the training of chess in Russian universities and other initiatives.

In addition, FIDE president told the minister about the World Cup, which started on September 2 in Tbilisi (Georgia).